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 Austin and the beautiful Texas Hill Country greets students with an 12:1 student/faculty ratio; an average class size of 19, and the innovative Paideia program. Students participate in study abroad programs, volunteer opportunities, and have access to approximately 100 student organizations.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580-670

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.5

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 55%
Men 45%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 86%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 12:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 98%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 184 138 9 0 331

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