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What Makes Us Special

About Southwestern University

Southwestern University is a nationally recognized liberal arts college that engages minds and transforms lives through intellectual, cultural, and social experiences on campus, in the community, and abroad. A residential campus bordering dynamic Austin and the beautiful Texas Hill Country greets students with Phi Beta Kappa, 11:1 student/faculty ratio; an average class size of 15 and the innovative Paideia program. Nearly fifty percent study abroad, and students volunteer at twice the national average.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Mathematics535-640
Critical Reading520-640

* Either SAT or ACT accepted. Writing subscore is not evaluated.

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 57%
Men 43%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 87.4%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$34,997

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 98%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 294 116 4 0 414

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