Southwestern College

School Highlights

Southwestern College serves 176 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southwestern College(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff72 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southwestern College has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Southwestern College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment176 students1,664 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:126:1
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# Full-Time Students104 students412 students
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# Part-Time Students72 students1,252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
10%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
11%
47%
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% Black
1%
3%
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% White
67%
30%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.68
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southwestern College is Santa Fe Community College (3.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,084 per year for in-state students and $4,620 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.