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University of the Southwest Student Life

University of the Southwest is on a 162-acre campus in a small town setting in Hobbs, New Mexico University of the Southwest has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – , , and more.

University of the Southwest does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of the Southwest has a thriving Student Government Association (SGA). In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association (SGA) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of the Southwest include Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Southwest Association of Future Educators, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and BEST

University of the Southwest students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Mustang Stampede, and Annual Distinguished Lecture Series.

University of the Southwest Housing

University of the Southwest offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of University of the Southwest students live on campus. In 2021, 55% of undergrads at University of the Southwest lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 31% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of the Southwest. On the weekends, about 4% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of the Southwest offers coed housing and .

Safety at University of the Southwest

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The school also has student security patrols. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, University of the Southwest has night security.

Plan a Visit to University of the Southwest

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of the Southwest, take North Lovington Highway to Hobbs, NM. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lea County-Hobbs airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Mexico you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of the Southwest's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of the Southwest Students

42%

Women

58%

Men

67%

Full Time

33%

Part Time

52%

In State

48%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

47%

26%

14%

12%

0.44%

0.44%

0.22%

Graduate Students

609

Undergraduate Students

450

University of the Southwest Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,059

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

66%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,200

Out-of-State

$16,200

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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