Acceptance Rate
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
Freshmen Enrollment

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 282 students have applied and 128 students have allowed to admit to University of the Southwest (Acceptance rate: 45.39%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 69.53 % where 89 students have finally enrolled out of 128 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus and Western New Mexico University, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 58.00%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 35.00%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 0 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of the Southwest is lower than the schools (average score is 1,025). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of the Southwest00
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,00520
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico136583

SAT Score by Subject

At University of the Southwest, 0 students submitted SAT scores (0% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 0 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing00

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of the Southwest. The school requires 2 items to submit - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 2 items are recommended to submit - Admission test scores, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of the Southwest
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended