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University of the Southwest
  • 4 Year
  • HOBBS, NM

Report Card

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

editorial

Southwest is a private university located in Hobbs, New Mexico. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 300 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Southwest acceptance rate is 45%. Popular majors include Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Biology. Graduating 26% of students, Southwest alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,800.

About

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

Southwest Admissions

Acceptance Rate
45%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
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
$17,369 / 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
$9,978 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 6 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 6 responses

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Majors

Online

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

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
300 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
70
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
90%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Athletes
    20%
  • Outgoing
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 7 responses
Poll
75%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 8 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Spiritual
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
26%
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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