Southwestern University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality: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 1,515 students enrolled. This college was established in 1840 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Georgetown, Texas.

Southwestern University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
At Southwestern University you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Southwestern University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Business, Communication and Journalism, English and Literature, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
87%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Southwestern University is high at 87% (well above Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southwestern University is good - 71%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwestern University is pretty good, 12:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$37,600
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - about $37,600 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
44%
Doable
According to recent data, 3,736 applications were submitted and 1,652 were accepted; so it is pretty 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
$5,400
Medium
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-
Unsafe
Southwestern University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,400 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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