University of the SouthwestSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hobbs, NM

$16,200

Avg tuition

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About University of the Southwest

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of the Southwest is a small private university located on a rural campus in Hobbs, New Mexico. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 875, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 45%. The university offers 31 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 32%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for students are $16,200.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

45% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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875

Students Enrolled

100%

Online Student Enrollment

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

39%

Hispanic

33%

Black

15%

Unknown

8%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Asian

2%

Two or more races

Information not available

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

56% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

56%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

89%

Pell Grant

56%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,621
State Grant Aid $1,250
Institution Grant Aid $3,954
Pell Grant Aid $2,542

Financial Outlook

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.