University of the Southwest

Acceptance Rate 45 %
Tuition & Fees $16,200
Student Population 951
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,683
Graduation Rate 32 %

Academic Overview

University of the Southwest is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Hobbs, New Mexico. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other. The 2021 tuition & fees are $16,200 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 951 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 45% and the graduation rate is 32% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of the Southwest varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of the Southwest are $16,200. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $22,500 on average.
University of the Southwest 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at USW. The acceptance rate of USW is 45% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 70%. The average graduation rate is 32% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,683 and 94% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 951 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of the Southwest is 45 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of the Southwest is 32 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of the Southwest is 54 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of the Southwest is 951
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of the Southwest is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,683 at University of the Southwest.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

USW offers 54 major programs through online and on-site education where 28 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate11
Bachelor's Degree317
Master's Degree2119
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Special Learning Opportunities

University of the Southwest offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:251)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,920)

Veterans Benefits

University of the Southwest has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges