University of the Southwest Rankings

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In the World#10285 of 14178
In North America#2205 of 2629
In the United States#2107 of 2528
In New Mexico#12 of 12
In Hobbs#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,169 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
331
Graduates
544
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
usw.edu

University of the Southwest Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate45%55%37%
Applicants282131151
Admissions1287256
Freshmen enrolled full time835528
Freshmen enrolled part time624

331 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

544 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White342 (40%)
Hispanic288 (34%)
Black or African American134 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown70 (8%)
Asian16 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,169/year
Average aid awarded
$5,525
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,105
$30-48K$20,213
$48-75K$21,121
$75-110K$22,256
$110K+$21,777

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$16,000$22,500
Tuition in-state$16,000$22,500
Tuition out-of-state$16,000$22,500
Fee in-district$200
Fee in-state$200
Fee out-of-state$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity244
Combined charge for room and board$8,810
Room charge$4,700
Meal charge$4,110

University of the Southwest Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services69
Kinesiology and Exercise Science109
Business Administration and Management, General161
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor17
Accounting87
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other15
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Special Education and Teaching, General47
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management19
Corrections73
Finance, General45
Curriculum and Instruction9
Human Resources Management and Services, Other8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General25
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching51
Psychology, General6
Public Administration6
Health & Health Care Administration & Management5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Religion & Religious Studies2
General Studies2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2
Family Psychology2
Forensic Psychology1
Environmental Science1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Bilingual and Multilingual Education1
Grand Total1041901
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate32%19%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

Publications & Citations

Publications
26
Citations
119

Publication count by topic

Biology
10
Chemistry
7
Medicine
4
Psychology
2
Sociology
1
Engineering
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Chemistry518963
Sociology54492
Biology60837
Medicine61079

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
201212
201301
201400
201512
201613
201713
201811
2019917
2020949

General info

Alternative namesUSW
Founded1962
WikipediaUniversity of the Southwest
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff106
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address6610 North Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, New Mexico, 88240
United States
City population34,000
Phone5753926561
Fax+1 (505) 392 6006

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