New Mexico Colleges
#6 in New Mexico Colleges
Federal Region VI
#60 in Federal Region VI

Overview

University of the Southwest is ranked 6th in New Mexico Colleges and 60th in Federal Region VI.
Next statements evaluate University of the Southwest by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.
  • It has inexpensive tuition & fees of $16,200.
  • The acceptance rate (45%) is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in).
  • It has very large number of students of 951.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (49 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of USW are $16,200 and it is inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest $16,200

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico $24,742

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of USW are $22,500 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest $22,500

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico $24,640

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of USW is 45% and it is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 45%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 56%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of USW is 70% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 70%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 48%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at USW is 32% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 32%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 47%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at USW is 54% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 54%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 64%

Student Population

The total student population at USW is 951 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 951

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 499

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at USW is $4,683 which is 28.91% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest $4,683

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico $22,772

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at USW is 14 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 11 to 1

Number of Programs

USW offers 49 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 49

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 18

Number of Online Programs

USW offers 34 online programs and it means average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico.

University of the Southwest 34

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico 34