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 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Southwest University at El Paso is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Vista College (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 78% over five years.
College 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 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 0.13 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,309 students 1,296 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
814 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%
21%
Southwest University at El Paso Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Southwest University at El Paso Black (2008-2013)
% White
4%
51%
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. 0.13 0.68
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 $5,660
Southwest University at El Paso In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,300 $10,250
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
  • Vista College
    Private for-profit
    3,583 students | 0.10 Mi6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915)779-8031
    0.103,583
  • 339 students | 2.10 Mi3210 Dyer
    El Paso, TX 79930
    (915)351-8100
    2.10339
  • 22 students | 3.60 Mi9611 Acer Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915)593-7328 x 10
    3.6022
  • 30,486 students | 3.60 Mi9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915)831-2000
    3.6030,486
  • 436 students | 6.30 Mi9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915)566-9621
    6.30436
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