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Study at Southwestern University

Southwestern University is in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Georgetown, TX. The school has a United Methodist religious affiliation. Southwestern University is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at Southwestern University than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at the school include mathematics, music, science, media, and drama and performing arts.

Southwestern University Selectivity

Southwestern University does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 560 to 680 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 570 and 660.

One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Southwestern University does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Southwestern University are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 1, 294 students (1, 278 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Southwestern University is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. Southwestern University makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Southwestern's Core Purpose: Fostering a liberal arts community whose values and actions encourage contributions toward the well-being of humanity. "

Southwestern University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts80political science, English, Spanish language, sociology, history, anthropology, Latin American studies, international relations, . . .
Science47biology, animal behavior, biochemistry, chemistry, physical sciences, physics
Media38communication studies, mass communication
Business and Management29business, accounting, international business
Therapy and Counselling26psychology
Education and Teaching20physical education teaching, elementary school teaching, science teaching, Education
Religion and Philosophy14philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts13drama
Music8music history and theory
Art Studies7art studies
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies
Fine Arts0art history and criticism
Contact: Southwestern UniversitySouthwestern University

1001 University Ave

Georgetown, TX 78626

General Phone: (512) 863-6511


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