Southwest University at El Paso

School Highlights

Southwest University at El Paso serves 1,450 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Southwest University at El Paso ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Southwest University at El Paso(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty186 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southwest University at El Paso has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Southwest University at El Paso diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,450 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,450 students1,371 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
87%
47%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
7%
29%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.68
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College Completion Rate
77%
18%
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,300$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,300$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,000$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Southwest University at El Paso and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southwest University at El Paso is Vista College (0.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Vista College
    Private, for profit
    3,482 students | 0.10 Mi6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 779-8031
    0.103,482
  • 29,080 students | 2.80 Mi9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 831-2000
    2.8029,080
  • 22 students | 3.60 Mi9611 Acer Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 593-7328
    3.6022
  • 547 students | 6.20 Mi9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915) 566-9621
    6.20547
  • 1,310 students | 9.50 Mi9624 Plaza Circle
    El Paso, TX 79927
    (915) 532-3737
    9.501,310
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El Paso community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.