Southwestern University is a private liberal arts & sciences university of 1,500 students, located just north of Austin, Texas. 

 We are the first institution of higher education in Texas, (founded in 1840), and are one of Loren Pope's forty Colleges That Change Lives. Our curriculum features an extended, international interdisciplinary experience, called our Paideia program, and we are proud to have, according to Princeton Review, on of the top 12 Career Centers in the United States. 

Basic details

  • Region: Southwest
  • Location: Georgetown, Texas
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 45%
  • Average ACT range: 24-29
  • Average SAT range: 1700-2000
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include:  Anthropology; Architecture; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; English; Environmental Sciences; Gender Studies; Humanities; History; International Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship; need-based
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $59,580


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports:  Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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