50 States, 50 Colleges: Texas

College in the Spotlight: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas – located just north of Austin

Size: 1,536 students

  • Within 10 months following graduation, 91% of students find employment or continue their education.
  • The university was ranked #7 by Princeton Review for best Career Services in the nation.
Cullen Building

Cullen Building

  • Pirate Bikes is the university’s bike share program.  Bikes can be found outside of residents halls, the parking lot, or library.  If you need to get to a place on campus quickly, just grab a bike and leave it at your destination.  The next person who needs a ride can grab it and go!
southwestern pirates


  • 20 NCAA Division III varsity sports are offered.
  • There is so much to do on or around campus!  Friday Night Live gives students the opportunity to see a comedian, take part in karaoke, see a hypnotist, or listen to a band.  If you want to get off campus, you can head into Austin for numerous activities and events.
  • If you love animals you can join the Animal Behavior Society.  Love to be outside?  Contribute to the Southwestern Community Garden.  These are just a couple of examples of the numerous clubs/organizations you can join.
  • The King Creativity Fund awards grants to students who want to turn their ideas into a reality.  The themes of the proposals range from art, theater, science, and charity.

For more information, visit http://www.southwestern.edu


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