University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM

University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 173
Declined 90
Total Received 263
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Private

450

undergraduate students

609

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of the Southwest, founded in 1962, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 162-acre campus is located in Hobbs, southwest of Lubbock, TX.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,059
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian

162-acre campus in Hobbs (population: 37,764), 120 miles from Lubbock, TX; branch campus in Carlsbad. Served by bus; major airport serves Lubbock; smaller airport serves Odessa, TX (95 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lea County-Hobbs

University of the Southwest
6610 Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM
88240

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • Southwest Association of Future Educators
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • BEST

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Mustang Stampede
  • Annual Distinguished Lecture Series
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Campus Security

  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night security

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
44%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.63

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 173
Declined 90
Total Received 263

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work

Not Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,059

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

42%

450
students

Female
45%
203

Male
55%
247

58%

609
students

Female
73%
445

Male
27%
164

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

301
students

Female
43%
127

Male
57%
174

34%

149
students

Female
52%
76

Male
48%
73

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%

Student Break-down

13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
47%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

90

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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