Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

  • 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 903 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Top Rankings

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty30 staff140 staff
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Number of Programs Offered1512

Student Body

The student population of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 423:1 over five years.
The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment903 students5,342 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:134:1
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# Full-Time Students662 students1,285 students
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# Part-Time Students241 students4,057 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
13%
32%
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% Black
7%
6%
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% White
64%
43%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
10%
6%
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Diversity Score0.560.70
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College Completion Rate
27%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,700$31,100

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,917$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,746$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is Brookline College-Tempe (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brookline College-Tempe
    Private for-profit
    373 students | 2.30 Mi1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480) 545-8755
    2.30373
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
    Private for-profit
    708 students | 3.10 Mi957 S. Dobson Road
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 644-0267
    3.10708
  • 18,304 students | 3.10 Mi2323 W 14th St
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480) 517-8000
    3.1018,304
  • 20,387 students | 3.70 Mi1833 W Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 461-7000
    3.7020,387
  • Refrigeration School Inc
    Private for-profit
    912 students | 4.50 Mi4210 E Washington Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    (602) 275-7133
    4.50912
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