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Colleges / Southwestern University

Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate51%
Acceptance Rate51%

About Southwestern University

Southwestern University is a private, religious school in the suburb of Georgetown, Texas. Southwestern University was founded in 1840. The college enrolls around 1,502 students a year, including 1,502 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Southwestern University

It is very difficult to get into Southwestern University. The acceptance rate at Southwestern University is 51%. In 2022, 2,428 out of 4,757 total applicants were accepted.

Southwestern University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 51%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 66%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 66%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 39%

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Southwestern University is locatedin the town of Georgetown, Texas, in the suburbs of Austin.

If you want to see Southwestern University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Georgetown, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Austin-Bergstrom International.

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College Info

1001 East University Avenue Georgetown, TX 78626

Campus Setting: Suburban

Southwestern University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern University is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Southwestern University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Southwestern University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1155 - 1320


Math SAT Range

560 - 650


Reading SAT Range

590 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1155 to 1320


1155 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Southwestern University students is 1243. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Southwestern University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1155 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1155 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Southwestern University.

Southwestern University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Southwestern University is like? There are approximately 1,502 students enrolled at Southwestern University. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from TX and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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