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Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX

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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 Mrs. Christine Bowman
Dean of Enrollment Services
Email: admission@southwestern.edu
Phone: 512-863-1200
Fax: 512-863-9601

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Physics, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,578
Applied
2,260
Accepted
1,505
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

2,731
Females Applied
1,388
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,952
Males Applied
872
Males Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Counselor recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st March 1st
Transfer July 1st July 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 570 660
SAT Math 594 540 640
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,800
Private
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Fees

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Full-time student fees
12,740
Room & board
7,340
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

39,370
Avg. Financial Aid Package
40,619
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,716
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,496
Avg. Loan Aid
23,695
Avg. Grant Aid
34,052
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,505
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.45%
Black or African American 5.25%
White or Caucasian 59.07%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 4.25%
Two or more races 4.39%
Other 0.6%

Gender

Male (45.05%)
Female (54.95%)

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 56%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Late Night Breakfast, Research and Creative Works Symposium and The BIG Event

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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More
Sigma Phi Lamba/Kappa Delta Chi
Most popular organizations:
Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK), Cat Partners, Women's Panhellenic, Men's IFC and Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
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
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing 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
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing 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

142
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 108
Part-time - 34
Male - 66
Female - 76
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