University of the Southwest

Hobbs, New Mexico

Overview

Address6610 North Lovington Hwy
School Websitewww.usw.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of the Southwest is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Hobbs, New Mexico that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 268 students applied to University of the Southwest. Of those students, 120 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of the Southwest was $16,000, in addition to fees of $200. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of the Southwest.

University of the Southwest has a 18% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of the Southwest acceptance rate is 45%. To put this into perspective, 120 of the 268 students who applied to University of the Southwest in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of the Southwest is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of the Southwest had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of the Southwest was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of the Southwest as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of the Southwest, the tuition for in-state residents is $16,000. Combined with fees of $200, room and board costs of $7,526, other expenses of $2,700 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,626.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,200 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of the Southwest to $27,626 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of the Southwest are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of the Southwest was $5,192 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 69%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

University of the Southwest Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of the Southwest.

University of the Southwest has a good gender split, with 38% of undergraduates being female and 62% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Mexico residents; in fact, 52% of all students reside in New Mexico. However, 33% of students come from out-of-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of the Southwest is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of the Southwest to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 20% students enroll at University of the Southwest part-time; the other 760 students enrolled full-time.

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