University of the Southwest Graduate School

University of the Southwest (referred to as USW) is a Private, 4 years school located in Hobbs, NM.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of USW is $22,500 in average. The school has 697 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,066 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of the Southwest (referred to as USW) is a Private, 4 years school located in Hobbs, NM.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1980 - Current[Estimated Date]).
USW Directory Information
School NameUniversity of the Southwest (USW)
Address6610 North Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone575-392-6561
Webhttps://www.usw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.usw.edu/admissions/undergraduate_admission/undergraduate-admission-application
Financial Infohttps://www.usw.edu/admissions/financial_aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of USW is $22,500 in average. The school has 697 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,066 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 74 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 39 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,500
Student Population697
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs74 graduate programs
(39 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at USW is $22,500 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $625.
USW offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$22,500
Required Fees$0
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$625
USW offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)39 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of the Southwest is $22,500. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$14,376-
2019-2020$22,500-
2020-2021$22,500-
2021-2022$22,500-
2022-2023$22,500-
The graduate school tuition & fees of USW is average compared to private graduate schools in New Mexico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New Mexico graduate tuition is $13,917 (public) / $22,464 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of the Southwest$22,500
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New Mexico Graduate Schools$11,402$17,215
Public$6,961$13,917
Private$22,464
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $11,710 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at USW.
On-campus living costs are increased by 0.86% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,000. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$7,526$2,700$12,800$2,700
2019-2020$8,570$2,800$13,200$2,800
2020-2021$9,930$2,800$13,200$2,800
2021-2022$8,810$2,800$13,200$2,800
2022-2023$8,910$2,800$13,200$2,800
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $625 at University of the Southwest. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$599
2019-2020$625
2020-2021$625
2021-2022$625
2022-2023$625

Graduate Programs at USW

University of the Southwest offers 40 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 211 students have completed their study at University of the Southwest.
Offered Degrees at University of the Southwest
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3130201
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship9910
Total4039211
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of the Southwest by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services program with 53 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 7 completers.
University of the Southwest offers 40 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 211 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 201 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (7 completers) 113 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education--
Curriculum and Instruction17-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement17-
Special Education and Teaching17-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services53$44,700
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 18 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management2-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science16-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] (1 completers) --
Christian Studies--
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] (1 completers) --
Pastoral Studies/Counseling--
Psychology [+] (1 completers) --
Psychology--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Corrections--
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management1-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Public Administration2-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Criminology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 23 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor17-
Business [+] 23 completers-
Business Administration and Management--
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management--
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce--
Project Management1-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)12-
Accounting3-
Finance1-
Human Resources Management and Services (other)4-
International Business/Trade/Commerce1-
Business Statistics--
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
Total201
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (4 completers) 2 completers-
Education1-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Special Education and Teaching--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] (1 completers) --
Christian Studies--
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] (1 completers) --
Pastoral Studies/Counseling--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) --
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)1-
Total10

Graduate Student Population at USW

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 697 students enrolled into University of the Southwest graduate schools where it has total 1,066 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 170 full-time and 527 part-time graduate students. By gender, 195 male and 502 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total697195502
Full-time17046124
Part-tme527149378
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 335 White (48.06%), 119 Black/African American (17.07%), 170 Hispanic (24.39%), 21 Asian (3.01%), and 52 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total697195502
American Indian/Native American1129
Asian21417
Black/African American1194277
Hispanic17053117
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White33582253
Two More505
Un-Known351223
Non-resident Alien000
University of the Southwest offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 697 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total697
Enrolled Online Exclusively697
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0

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