University of the Southwest

Acceptance Rate 45 %
Tuition & Fees $16,200
Student Population 904
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $12,072
Graduation Rate 26 %

Academic Overview

University of the Southwest is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $16,200 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 904 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 45% and the graduation rate is 26% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, USW's tuition & fees is $16,200. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $22,500.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at USW. The acceptance rate of USW is 45% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 70%. The average graduation rate is 26% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $12,072 and 74% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 904 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of the Southwest is 45 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of the Southwest is 26 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of the Southwest is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of the Southwest is 904
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of the Southwest is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $12,072 at University of the Southwest.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address6610 North Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Online Applicationwww.usw.edu/admissions/undergraduate_admission/undergraduate-admission-application
Financial Aidwww.usw.edu/admissions/financial_aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.usw.edu/admissions/tuition_and_fees
Veterans Tuitionwww.usw.edu/Admissions/Military
Disability Servicewww.usw.edu/Student-Life/Student-Services/Office-of-Special-Services

Offered Degrees

USW offers 56 major programs through online and on-site education where 21 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 certificate10
Bachelor's Degree320
Master's Degree2221
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

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