450
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of the Southwest is a Comprehensive institution located in Hobbs, NM, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 6610 North Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM  88240
United States
Contact Lissete Terrazas
Director of Admissions
Email: lterrazas@usw.edu
Phone: 575-492-2122
Fax: 575-392-6006

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

263
Applied
173
Accepted
450
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

125
Females Applied
81
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

138
Males Applied
92
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,248
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Fees

150
Full-time student fees
7,310
Room & board
4,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

450
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 47.11%
Black or African American 13.56%
White or Caucasian 11.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 0.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.44%
Other 26.44%

Gender

Male (54.89%)
Female (45.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Mustang Stampede and Annual Distinguished Lecture Series

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association (SGA), Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Southwest Association of Future Educators, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and BEST

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
night security

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

78
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 43
Male - 28
Female - 50