University of the Southwest Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7419 of 14,131 In the World
#1931 of 2,597 In North America
#1840 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 12 In New Mexico

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Avg. cost to attend
$17,369 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
370
Graduates
534
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.usw.edu

University of the Southwest Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

370 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

534 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

The University of the Southwest has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 345 (39%)
Hispanic 320 (36%)
Black or African American 133 (15%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 52 (6%)
Asian 29 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.6%)
Two or more races 3 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,369/year
Average aid awarded
$9,978
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,556
$30-48K $14,689
$48-75K $15,640
$75-110K $20,937
$110K+ $15,310

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 capacity 244
Combined charge for room and board $9,930
Room charge $5,820
Meal charge $4,110

University of the Southwest Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 81
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 19 22
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 18
Corrections 10 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 12
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement 11
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 5 5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9
Business Administration and Management, General 5 4
Curriculum and Instruction 9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 9
Religion & Religious Studies 9
Accounting 1 7
Finance, General 2 6
Psychology, General 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1 4
Public Administration 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 2 3
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
General Studies 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 2
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1
Environmental Science 1
Family Psychology 1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 1
Social Sciences, General 1
Grand Total 90 211 4
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 26% 24% 30%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
29
Citations
209

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
11 / 31
Biology
10 / 146
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6 / 15
Demography
4 / 12
Chemistry
4 / 135
Nutrition and Food Science
3 / 127
Environmental Science
3 / 7
Dentistry
3 / 9
Health Science
2 / 9
Public Health
2 / 8
Agricultural Science
2 / 3
Psychology
2 / 1
Mathematics
2 / 2
Statistics
2 / 2
Horticulture
2 / 3
Toxicology
1 / 7
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1 / 0
Ecology
1 / 4
Communications and Public Relations
1 / 3
Child Psychology
1 / 0
Healthcare Management (MHA)
1 / 3
Sports / Exercise science
1 / 0
Social Psychology
1 / 1
Organic Chemistry
1 / 8
Animal Science
1 / 1
Sociology
1 / 3
Immunology
1 / 5
Pathology
1 / 0
Anesthesiology
1 / 5
Audiology
1 / 2

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2012 1 2
2013 0 1
2014 0 0
2015 2 2
2016 1 4
2017 1 4
2018 1 2
2019 9 26
2020 7 68
2021 11 119

General info

Alternative names USW
Founded 1962
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 104
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 6610 North Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, New Mexico, 88240
United States
City population 41,000
Phone 5753926561
Fax +1 (505) 392 6006

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