• 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 846 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 846 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 350% over five years.
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
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
135 staff
296 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
18
13

Student Body

The student population of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
846 students
4,392 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
541 students
1,301 students
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# Part-Time Students
305 students
3,091 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
394 students
343 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
541 students
1,301 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
7 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
305 students
3,091 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
250 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
3%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
15%
34%
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% Black
6%
6%
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% White
64%
45%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
29%
20%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.28%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$22,700
$32,900

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
61%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 846 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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