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University of the Southwest

  • Hobbs, NM
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 322
    total students
  • $12,240 | $12,240
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 412
    sat math
  • 402
    sat reading
  • 405
    sat writing
  • 18
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business, Management, and Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied171
    • Accepted85
    • Acceptance Rate49%
    • Enrolled322
    • Female Applicants87
    • Females Accepted41
    • Female Acceptance Rate47%
    • Male Applicants84
    • Males Accepted44
    • Male Acceptance Rate52%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 402 350 450
    • SAT Math 412 400 410
    • SAT Writing 405
    • ACT Composite 18 16 21
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$12,240
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,240
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$150.00
    • Room and board *$6,960.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students322
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino43.17%
    • Black or African American13.98%
    • White or Caucasian23.91%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.93%
    • Asian.62%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.93%
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown15.84%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.62% representing 2 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students53% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 55%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association (SGA), Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Southwest Association of Future Educators, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, BEST
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other night Security

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 630 students to 43 faculty

Location & Contact

6610 Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM 88240-9129
USA

Ashley Taylor

Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 575-492-2121
Fax: 575-392-6006
Email: ataylor@usw.edu



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