Student Population
University of the Southwest overview
Location Hobbs, New Mexico
Online usw.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
University of the Southwest overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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.  807 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 219 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $16,000 plus fees of $200. USW is ranked 1347 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Requirements
Open Admission

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of the Southwest
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $7,526
Budget for Other Expenses$2,700
Total One Year Cost$27,626


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

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%

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