6610 North Lovington Highway Hobbs, New Mexico 88240 575-392-6561
http://www.usw.edu admissions@usw.edu
About College of the Southwest
  • Year of Foundation 1962
  • Size of Campus 142 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 528
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $12,240
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No.
Located in Hobbs, New Mexico, the story of University of the Southwest is an inspiring one. It is a story of vision and dreams, faith and determination, work and wisdom. It encompasses countless numbers of hearts and hands who have joined together to build an institution that not only enriches human lives but also glorifies God. It is the story of one community’s belief in the future. the University has begun the transformation and expansion from a commuter college of primarily non-traditional students to a residential campus that will eventually house approximately 50% of the student population.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus ; Distinguished Lecture Series;
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi National Honor Society; Phi Beta Lambda, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Midland, Texas (95), Lubbock, Texas (110)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Hobbs, New Mexico (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (76%), women's dorms, apartment for single students (24%), special housing for disabled students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 32%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 61%
  • Number of students using college housing 31%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 76,217
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 287
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Counseling Services personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,164
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 13%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes