• 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 1,013 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 3275% over five years.
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
135 staff
202 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
14
12

Student Body

The student population of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,013 students
5,548 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
713 students
1,283 students
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# Part-Time Students
300 students
4,265 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
250 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
13%
36%
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% Black
10%
5%
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% White
63%
43%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.57
0.68
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College Completion Rate
32%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$22,700
$32,100

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
37%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,130
$9,399
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,698
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Maricopa County, AZ community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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