Southwestern University


Our admission team can help you discover whether Southwestern is the right fit for your collegiate goals. We look forward to working with you as you prepare for this next step in your academic journey.


The Office of Admission


Wilhelmina Cullen Welcome Center

The Office of Admission

2021 Class Profile
  • Total Class Population: 355
  • Top 25% of HS Class: 59%
  • Female: 51%
  • Male: 49%
  • Out-of-State & Global: 15%
  • Underrepresented: 41%
  • Mid-50% SAT*: 1150–1320
  • Mid-50% ACT: 25–31

*Scores based on recentered scale


Let us help you navigate the admission process. Southwestern accepts several different applications, so make sure that you choose the one that works best for you.


Whether you choose to visit in person or virtually, we are excited to welcome you. The Office of Admission offers a number of visitation options throughout the year. Click below to view all the ways you can experience the power of the Southwestern Experience.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For a world-class liberal-arts education at one of the top schools in Texas, Southwestern is a great value. We strive to make the Southwestern Experience possible through a comprehensive offering of merit scholarships and need-based financial aid.

When you apply to Southwestern, we will automatically consider you for merit-based scholarships. For need-based financial assistance, Southwestern only requires the submission of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Our institutional code is 003620.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

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Statement of Nondiscrimination

Southwestern University’s recruitment and admission of students, awarding of financial aid and operation of programs and facilities are without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/transgender status, or any other impermissible factor.  Southwestern University is also committed to compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities, including sexual misconduct.  The Southwestern University Title IX Coordinator is Elma Benavides who can be reached at or by phone, 512-863-1441.