University of the Southwest

country rank  1663
world rank  6254

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University Overview

Established in 1962, University of the Southwest is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Hobbs (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of the Southwest (USW) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Southwest (USW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USW
Founded 1962

University Location

Address 6610 N Lovington Highway
Hobbs (population range: 10,000-49,999)
88240 New Mexico
United States
T +1 (505) 392 6563
F +1 (505) 392 6006

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 6610 Lovington Highway
Hobbs 88240
+1 (505) 392 6563
800 530 4400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of the Southwest's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1962


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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