#7 Best Private Colleges in Texas

Southwestern University

Georgetown, Texas

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Student Population
Southwestern University overview
Location Georgetown, Texas
Online southwestern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Southwestern University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Georgetown, Texas, Southwestern University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,766 prospective students applied, and 2,337 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 444 enrolled in the school.  1,416 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 18 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $43,560 plus fees of $0. SU is ranked 189 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



SU is rated within the top 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1140/1320
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Southwestern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,640
Budget for Other Expenses$1,370
Total One Year Cost$57,870

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
73% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southwestern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 17%
Business 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Communication 10%
Education 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228343 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern University.

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