1414 Geronimo
El Paso, TX 79925
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

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%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,450 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,300
  • Out-state tuition: $14,300
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 93%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southwest University at El Paso ranks among the top 20% of public schools 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 Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
186 staff
262 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 Enrollment
1,450 students
4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,450 students
1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
251 students
% 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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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.24
0.68
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College Completion Rate
77%
18%
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Tuition 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 Aid
99%
82%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$18,000
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,450 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,300
  • Out-state tuition: $14,300
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 93%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

El Paso County, TX 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 County, TX is Western Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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