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

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Hobbs, New Mexico Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$16,200

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About University of the Southwest

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 45%

Retention Rate 63%

Graduation Rate 32%

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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

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

Learning Environment

62%

Female Student Population

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Number of Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

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.

Financial Aid 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

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.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships