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Southwestern, founded in 1840, is a church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 100-acre campus is located in Georgetown, 28 miles north of Austin.

Website: www.southwestern.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,507
Undergraduate
Students
(54.8%) 826 Women
(45.2%) 681 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 4,766 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
608 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
625 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,470
Tuition and Fees
$45,120
Room and Board
$12,450
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Freshman Award
$37,308
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,551
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
110
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Georgetown Population
52,303
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Austin
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pirates
Sororities
34% of women participate
Fraternities
35% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.9% Asian
5.7% Black/African-American
23.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.6% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
63.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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