Tuition & Fees

$16,000

$16,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 173
Declined + 90
Total Received 263
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Private (nonprofit)

530

undergraduate students

558

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. General Business
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 4116
ACT 2633

Social Networks

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,088
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

Hobbs, NM

162-acre campus in Hobbs (population: 38,143), 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.

University of the Southwest
6610 Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM 88240

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
August 22
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 173
Declined + 90
Total Received 263

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michele Goar
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 575 392-6563
F: 575 392-6006
admission@usw.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $16,000
Room $4,300
Board $3,010
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,510

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $558,842
State $15,724
Institutional
Other external
Total $574,566

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $52,916
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 575 392-6561
F: 575 392-6006
financialaid@usw.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Dawny Kringel
Director of Financial Aid
dkringel@usw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

William Weidner (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Red River Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mustang
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Christian Studies
Communications/Technical Writing
Criminal Justice
E-Commerce
Early Childhood Education
Education Specialist
Educational Administration
Educational Diagnostics
Elementary Education
Energy Management
Exercise Science
Finance
General Studies
Global Business Management
Health Care Management
Healthcare Administration
History
Hospitality Management
Human Resource Management
Kinesiology
Law Enforcement/Corrections
Management
Marketing
Mental Health Counseling
Non Profit Management
Psychology
Public Administration
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Self-Designed Major
Special Education
Sport Management/Recreation
Sports Management
Strategic Management
Strategy/Innovation
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. General Business
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Other

1,088

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

49%

530
students

Female
45%
240

Male
55%
290

51%

558
students

Female
73%
406

Male
27%
152

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

416
students

Female
47%
192

Male
53%
224

22%

114
students

Female
43%
48

Male
57%
66

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Student Break-down

9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
38%
Hispanic/Latino
12%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 24

Spring: January 25

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Kenya
Mexico
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Lissete Terrazas
Director of Admissions
575 492-2122
lterrazas@usw.edu

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