Southwest University at El Paso

Tel: (915)778-4001
1,309 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Southwest University at El Paso serves 1,309 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Southwest University at El Paso is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Vista College (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

Southwest University at El Paso Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 68 staff
59 staff
Southwest University at El Paso Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,309 students
1,282 students
Southwest University at El Paso Total Enrollment (2008-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
22:1
Southwest University at El Paso student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,309 students
810 students
Southwest University at El Paso Full-Time Students (2008-2013)
Southwest University at El Paso Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
93%
7%
Southwest University at El Paso Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Southwest University at El Paso Black (2008-2013)
% White
4%
57%
Southwest University at El Paso White (2008-2013)
Southwest University at El Paso Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.18 0.53
Southwest University at El Paso Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,300 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,300 $10,294
Southwest University at El Paso Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Southwest University at El Paso % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
El Paso community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in El Paso is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.