Southwest University at El Paso

Tel: (915)778-4001
1,309 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Southwest University at El Paso serves 1,309 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 64%.
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Southwest University at El Paso is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
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The nearest community college is Vista College (0.14 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 78% over five years.
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
61 staff
Southwest University at El Paso Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,309 teachers has grown by 274% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 11:1 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 79% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,309 students 1,294 students
Southwest University at El Paso Total Enrollment (2008-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Southwest University at El Paso Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,309 students
822 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 (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,300 $5,694
Southwest University at El Paso In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,300 $10,252
Southwest University at El Paso Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Southwest University at El Paso % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • El Paso
    Vista College
    Private for-profit
    6101 Montana Ave
    El PasoTX 79925
    (915)779-8031
    0.14 Mi | 3,583 students
  • El Paso
    3210 Dyer
    El PasoTX 79930
    (915)351-8100
    2.15 Mi | 339 students
  • El Paso
    9611 Acer Ave
    El PasoTX 79925
    (915)593-7328 x 10
    3.60 Mi | 22 students
  • El Paso
    9050 Viscount Blvd
    El PasoTX 79925
    (915)831-2000
    3.64 Mi | 30,486 students
  • El Paso
    9451 Diana Drive
    El PasoTX 79924
    (915)566-9621
    6.25 Mi | 436 students
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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 0.48. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.