Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

1100 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281-0000
Tel: (480)994-9244
  • 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 26 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 650% over five years.
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts(AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty30 staff66 staff
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered3814

Student Body

  • The student population of 986 has declined by 41% 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 state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment986 students5,697 students
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:139:1
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students986 students1,101 students
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-4,596 students
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
3%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
11%
27%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
6%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Black (2007-2016)
% White
76%
52%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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.0.410.65
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
83%
18%
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,700$31,400

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%82%
    Southwest Institute of Healing Arts % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$7,917$9,500
    Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,022
    Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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