Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX)


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Southwestern University is ranked 72 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 163 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 61%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69929%
600+39%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69934%
600+39%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2949%
24+68%

Students applied3,736
Students admitted1,642
Admission rate44%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate69%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$39,060
Fees$0
Room and board$11,030
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$51,390

Cost after need-based aid$23,810
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,679

Average debt at graduation$33,093

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$27,580
Average non-need-based aid$18,711

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,515

Full-Time

Men644
Women855

Part-Time

Men10
Women6

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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