Private 4 Year

University of the Southwest

Hobbs, New Mexico

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Student Population
University of the Southwest overview
Location Hobbs, New Mexico
Online usw.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
University of the Southwest overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Hobbs, New Mexico, University of the Southwest is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. University of the Southwest has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  760 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 191 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $16,000 plus fees of $200.


Admission Requirements
Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of the Southwest
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $8,570
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$28,770

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
18% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of the Southwest students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 36%
Education 29%
Psychology 17%
Biology 7%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188182 IPEDS survey data for University of the Southwest.

Current students may use the University of the Southwest GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.