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Southwestern University Admissions

Southwestern admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 45%. Students that get into Southwestern have an average SAT score between 1050-1280 or an average ACT score of 23-28. The regular admissions application deadline for Southwestern is February 1. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is December 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
45%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
3,773
SAT Range
1050-1280
SAT Reading
530-650
SAT Math
520-630
Students Submitting SAT
70%
ACT Range
23-28
ACT English
22-30
ACT Math
22-27
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
66%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
February 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
82%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.11 responses
Poll
82%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.11 responses
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