|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||245 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of the Southwest is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 263 applications and 173 students were granted admission. University of the Southwest is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 32% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 12% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||742 to 970|
|ACT||15 to 21|
In 2016-2017 academic year, University of the Southwest's tuition was $15,456 for all students regardless of residency (42.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of University of the Southwest's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,470 (which is 43.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of the Southwest in 2016-2017, was 69, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,910 (which is 50.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of the Southwest has enrolled a total of 1,088 students (491 students full-time and 597 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,088 students, 111 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 530 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 558 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 660 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 18%
Black/African American: 16%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of the Southwest.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||19%||136||34|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||9%||68||14|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||9%||63||21|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||38||2|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||12|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||1%||10|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of the Southwest full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of the Southwest graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,400. Last year, out of the total 146 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 146 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 327 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 278 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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