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University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%
Acceptance Rate66%

About University of the Southwest

University of the Southwest is a private, religious institution in the town of Hobbs, New Mexico. University of the Southwest was founded in 1962. The college currently enrolls around 1,059 students per year, including 450 undergrads.

University of the Southwest Acceptance Rate 2017

It is moderately difficult to get into University of the Southwest. In 2017, University of the Southwest accepted 66% of applicants. Out of 263 applications received in 2017, 173 students were offered admission.

University of the Southwest Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%

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University of the Southwest is locatedin Hobbs, New Mexico,.

If you want to see University of the Southwest for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take North Lovington Highway to Hobbs, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lea County-Hobbs.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of the Southwest and Hobbs are like without leaving home.

College Info

6610 Lovington Highway Hobbs, NM 88240-9129

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of the Southwest Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of the Southwest is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of the Southwest is Continuous processing.

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University of the Southwest Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of the Southwest is like? There are approximately 1,059 students enrolled at University of the Southwest, including 450 undergraduate students and 609 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from NM and 48% percent of students are from other states.


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