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Southwestern University
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  • 4 Year
  • GEORGETOWN, TX

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Southwestern is an above-average private, Christian university located in Georgetown, Texas in the Austin Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,488 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Southwestern acceptance rate is 49%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 73% of students, Southwestern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.

About

1001 E. UNIVERSITY AVENUE
GEORGETOWN, TX 78626
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Southwestern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Southwestern Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1110-1300
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$29,830 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,990 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
32%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,488 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
18
Undergrads Over 25
4400%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Chill
    27%
  • Hipster
    18%
  • Open-minded
    18%
  • Weird
    14%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Dedicated/Goal-oriented
    5%
  • Sheltered
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Accepting
    30%
  • Welcoming, inspiring, outside the box
    20%
  • Involved
    15%
  • Multifaceted
    15%
  • Community
    5%
  • Dank
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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