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Southwestern University Student Life

Southwestern University is on a 700-acre campus in a suburban setting in Georgetown, Texas, not far from Austin. There are many activities and organizations for Southwestern University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Southwestern University also has fraternities and sororities.

Southwestern University has a thriving Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK). In fact, more students participate in Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southwestern University include Cat Partners, Women's Panhellenic, Men's IFC and Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice.

The Southwestern University community comes together each year for Late Night Breakfast, Research and Creative Works Symposium and The BIG Event.

Does Southwestern University offer student housing?

Southwestern University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Southwestern University students live on campus. In 2021, 56% of undergrads at Southwestern University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 44% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southwestern University. There are 1,124 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,505 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 782 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Southwestern University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Southwestern University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southwestern University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southwestern University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Southwestern University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Southwestern University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southwestern University, take Interstate 35 to Georgetown, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Austin-Bergstrom International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Southwestern University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Southwestern University Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

25%

5%

4%

4%

1%

1%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

1,505

Non-Resident / International Students

12

Southwestern University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,505

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

49%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$46,800

Out-of-State

$46,800

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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