University of the Southwest: Review & Facts

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University of the Southwest is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 760 students enrolled. This school was established in 1962 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Hobbs, New Mexico.

University of the Southwest is ranked in Best Lesbian and Gay Friendly Schools in USA.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
University of the Southwest will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

University of the Southwest follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Management, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
The rate of student retention at University of the Southwest is relatively low at 65% (above New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the Southwest is good, 10:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,300
Average tuition charges are slightly high - about $14,300 a year.

Read the details about University of the Southwest additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
42%
According to recent data, 441 applications were submitted and 185 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at University of the Southwest is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of the Southwest and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (575) 392-6561 or check University of the Southwest Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
University of the Southwest offers a distance learning option.

University of the Southwest offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $3,700 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of the Southwest appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of the Southwest Location and Maps



Post Address: University of the Southwest, 6610 North Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240, USA
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