Southwestern University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Southwestern University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,395 students enrolled. This college was established in 1840 and is the only school located in Georgetown, Texas.

Southwestern University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
At Southwestern University you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Southwestern University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Business, Education, English and Literature, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
The student retention rate at Southwestern University is high at 86% (well above Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southwestern University is good - 77%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwestern University is good, 10:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
Average tuition costs are extremely high - about $34,500 annually.

Read the details about Southwestern University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to recent data, 2,795 applications were submitted and 1,692 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

Southwestern University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Southwestern University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Southwestern University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southwestern University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Southwestern University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,900 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Southwestern University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwestern University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwestern University, 1001 University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78626, USA
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