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 1,060 students enrolled. This school was established in 1962 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at University of the Southwest.

University of the Southwest follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Management, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of the Southwest student retention rate is low at 55% (below New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of the Southwest is very low: 14%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the Southwest is decent, 17:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,700
Medium
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - $14,700 per academic year.

Read the details about University of the Southwest additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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 get accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

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

To request 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 the school's general information office at (575) 392-6561 or check University of the Southwest Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,100
Medium
University of the Southwest offers a distance learning option.

University of the Southwest provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 300 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $4,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, 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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