Southwest University at El Paso

School Highlights

Southwest University at El Paso serves 1,481 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty76 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southwest University at El Paso has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The Southwest University at El Paso diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 65% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,481 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:137:1
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# Full-Time Students1,481 students1,302 students
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% Hispanic
88%
42%
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% Black
4%
13%
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% White
7%
32%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.70
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College Completion Rate
77%
22%
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,300 is more than the state average of $13,767. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,300$13,767
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,375$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 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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
  • 28,819 students | 2.80 Mi9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 831-2000
    2.8028,819
  • 22 students | 3.60 Mi9611 Acer Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 593-7328
    3.6022
  • 438 students | 6.20 Mi9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915) 566-9621
    6.20438
  • 19 students | 7.60 Mi1156 Barranca
    El Paso, TX 79935
    (915) 859-0422
    7.6019
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Did You Know?
El Paso community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.