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University of the Southwest
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  • 4 Year
  • HOBBS, NM

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

editorial

Southwest is a private university located in Hobbs, New Mexico. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 278 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Southwest acceptance rate is 45%. Popular majors include Business, Elementary Education, and Biology. Graduating 32% of students, Southwest alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,800.

About

6610 NORTH LOVINGTON HWY
HOBBS, NM 88240
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Red River Athletic Conference

Southwest Admissions

Acceptance Rate
45%
Application Deadline
July 27
SAT Range
742-970
ACT Range
15-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,169 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,525 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
40%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 5 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 5 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    100%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
278 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
53
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
96%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Friendly
    75%
  • Athletes
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 6 responses
Poll
86%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 7 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Home away from home
    25%
  • Spiritual
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 4 responses

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