Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

1100 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
Tel: (480)994-9244
986 students
Private for-profit
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) is a nationally accredited private college and community-healing center for Holistic Healthcare careers and continuing education. We are dedicated to providing professional, affordable education (on campus and online) for those interested in entering the healing arts profession, for those interested in continuing their education, as well as to those seeking personal and spiritual growth. SWIHA is committed to providing on-going entrepreneurial support for holistic healthcare practitioners in private practice and to those establishing or growing a business.
School Highlights
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts serves 986 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brookline College-Tempe (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 900% over five years.
College Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 30 staff
62 staff
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 38 8

Student Body

The student population of 986 has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 200:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 986 students 1,371 students
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 986 students
779 students
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
5%
15%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Black (2006-2014)
% White
76%
49%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Unknown (2006-2014)
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts 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. 0.41 0.70
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 63%
90%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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