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Colleges / Southwestern University

Southwestern University

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

Southwestern University Student Life

Southwestern University is on a 700-acre campus in the suburban setting of Georgetown, Texas, not far from Austin.

Southwestern University Student Activities

Southwestern University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Southwestern University has fraternities and sororities.

Southwestern University has several thriving Cat Partners. In fact, more students participate in the Cat Partners than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southwestern University include Womens Panhellenic, Mens IFC, Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice and Alpha Phi Omega.

Southwestern University students' favorite campus traditions are Late Night Breakfast and SUnity Day.

Does Southwestern University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Southwestern University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for sophomore
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 64%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,107
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 924
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 36%

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 2022, 64% of undergrads at Southwestern University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southwestern University. There are 1,107 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,502 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 924 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.

Southwestern University Athletics

At Southwestern University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southwestern University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Southwestern University

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

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 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

Keep Reading About Southwestern University

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Southwestern University Students

54%

Women

46%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

58%

26%

5%

5%

4%

1%

0.47%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

1,501

Non-Resident / International Students

14

Southwestern University Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,501

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

51%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$48,450

Out-of-State

$48,450

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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