Southwest University at El Paso

Tel: (915)778-4001
1,337 students
Pivate, for profit
School Highlights
Southwest University at El Paso serves 1,337 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Southwest University at El Paso is one of 8 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Vista College (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Southwest University at El Paso (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 76 staff 65 staff
Southwest University at El Paso Total Faculty (2009-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,337 has grown by 65% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,337 students 1,394 students
Southwest University at El Paso Total Enrollment (2008-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 34:1
Southwest University at El Paso Student Staff Ratio (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,337 students 932 students
Southwest University at El Paso Full-Time Students (2008-2014)
Southwest University at El Paso Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
93%
37%
Southwest University at El Paso Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
2%
13%
Southwest University at El Paso Black (2008-2014)
% White
4%
39%
Southwest University at El Paso White (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Southwest University at El Paso Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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 0.69
Southwest University at El Paso Diversity Score (2008-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,000 is less than the state average of $15,322. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,000 $15,322
Southwest University at El Paso In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 85%
Southwest University at El Paso % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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