|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,119 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Southwestern University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,773 applications and only 1,699 students were granted admission. Southwestern University is at the #43 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 66% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 70% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1050 to 1280|
|ACT||23 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Southwestern University's tuition was $39,060 for all students regardless of residency (45.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Southwestern University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 29% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,448 (which is 1.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Southwestern University in 2016-2017, was 203, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,330 (which is 7.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Southwestern University has enrolled a total of 1,489 students (1,464 students full-time and 25 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,489 students, 30 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Southwestern University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||18%||18|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||6%||6|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||6|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||6|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||4|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||4|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||4|
|Architecture And Related Services||2%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Southwestern University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Southwestern University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,900. Last year, out of the total 667 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 594 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 754 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 656 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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