1,387
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,217
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
43
1783/4133
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Southwestern University is a 4-year institution located in Georgetown, TX, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1001 East University Avenue
Georgetown, TX  78626
United States
Contact Mr. Bob Baldwin
Director of Admission
Email: admission@southwestern.edu
Phone: 512-863-1200
Fax: 512-863-9601

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,133
Applied
1,783
Accepted
1,387
Enrolled
43%
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Female Admissions

2,389
Females Applied
1,071
Females Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,744
Males Applied
712
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Counselor recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st March 1st
Transfer April 1st July 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 615 570 670
SAT Math 597 540 650
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,000
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Fees

12,000
Room & board
6,480
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,217
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,991
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,554
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,005
Avg. Loan Aid
21,445
Avg. Grant Aid
30,483
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,387
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.72%
Black or African American 5.34%
White or Caucasian 60.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 3.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 4.54%
Other 1.15%

Gender

Male (42.68%)
Female (57.32%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 77%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Late Night Breakfast, Research and Creative Works Symposium and Shilling Lecture

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Sigma Phi Lamba/Kappa Upsilon Chi/Kappa Delta Chi
Most popular organizations:
Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK), Alpha Phi Omega, Women's Panhellenic and Men's IFC

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

146
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 113
Part-time - 33
Male - 71
Female - 75