Southwestern University Prospective Student-Athletes

As you continue to explore your college options, you will discover that Southwestern University is a special place that offers a unique college athlete experience. Student-athletes are able to access all the benefits of a comprehensive liberal arts education including student activities, internships, study abroad opportunities, and much more.  Consequently, we continue to attract quality student-athletes who want to succeed in the classroom and athletically.  A typical Southwestern student-athlete:
Values education:  We are ranked among the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the United States, regularly ranked as a “Top 10 Best Value” university by the Princeton Review.  The teams maintain near or over a 3.0 GPA and the majority of our athletes earn their degree in four years. 

Competes at a championship level:  Our strong athletic tradition boasts 33 NAIA and 24 NCAA post-season appearances, 51 team conference championships and 43 individual conference champions. 

The Pirates compete in the NCAA Division III in 20 sports and are a part of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC). 

Our hope is that one day you'll not only reflect on your Pirate athletic achievements, but also the best stories from your favorite college professor, your unforgettable study abroad experience and the truly genuine friendships you made along the way.

Interested in joining our team? Fill out one of our recruit questionnaires:

Men's Sports     Women's Sports
Baseball     Basketball
Basketball     Cross Country
Cross Country     Golf
Football     Lacrosse
Golf     Soccer
Lacrosse     Softball
Soccer     Swimming
Swimming     Tennis
Tennis     Track & Field
Track & Field     Volleyball