General Information About University of the Southwest
University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered educational community dedicated to developing men and women for a lifetime of servant leadership by emphasizing individual faith, responsibility, and initiative. Teaching at University of the Southwest adheres to belief in God, in the Bible as the inspired Word of God, in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and in the separation of church and state. University of the Southwest strives for excellence in academic curriculum, campus life programming, and student activities in a supportive educational community where freedom of thought and expression is honored and the demonstration of faith in acts of service is encouraged; At University of the Southwest, students are instructed and mentored by a faculty and staff who demonstrate Christ-centered values and maintain an environment where students can live and work cooperatively, valuing the multiple cultures from which they come; and As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 441 Percent Admitted 42% Men Admitted 50% Women Admitted 35% Full Time Retention Rate 66%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 290 470 Math 308 522 Writing 350 470
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 15 23 English 14 24 Math 17 23 Writing 15 17
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $13,612 Room & Board Charge $7,570 Books & Supplies Cost $1,500 Dorm Capacity 208
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 616 Native American 5 Asian 19 African American 27 Hispanic 224 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 271 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 165