Southwestern University

country rank  646
world rank  1676

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Founded in 1840, Southwestern University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Georgetown (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southwestern University (SU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Southwestern University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SU
Founded 1840
Motto Non Quis Sed Quid
Not Who But What
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 1001 E. University Avenue
Georgetown
78626 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (512) 863 6511
Fax +1 (512) 863 9601

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1001 East University Avenue
Georgetown 78626
(512) 863 1200
800 252 3166

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Southwestern University's Library
Southwestern University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 267,609 physical volumes, 16,931 physical media, 69,409 digital/electronic medium and 156 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Southwestern University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,090 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1915


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the South (ACS)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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