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Colleges / Southwestern University

Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate45%

About Southwestern University

Southwestern University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Georgetown, Texas. Southwestern University was founded in 1840. The university currently enrolls around 1,483 students per year, including 1,491 undergrad students.

Southwestern University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Southwestern University. In 2022, Southwestern University accepted 45% of applicants. In 2022, 5,557 students applied to Southwestern University and 2,489 were admitted.

Southwestern University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 45%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 34%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 62%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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Southwestern University is located in the town of Georgetown, Texas, near Austin.

If you would like to see Southwestern University for yourself, 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.

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Southwestern University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1320


Math SAT Range

550 - 670


Reading SAT Range

570 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1320 and Above


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1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Southwestern University students is 1241. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Southwestern University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Southwestern University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Southwestern University is like? There are approximately 1,483 students enrolled at Southwestern University, including 1,491 undergraduate students and -8 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from TX and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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