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University of the Southwest Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,340 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,280 tuition
$6,860 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$22,340 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,280 tuition
$6,860 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,207 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
69% get federal aid ($3,963 avg)
15% get state aid ($1,720 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($6,207 avg)
75% get loans ($6,364 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.77% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.77% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,388 94%
Federal Grant Aid $3,963 69%
Pell Grants $4,335 59%
Other Federal Grants $1,732 10%
Institution Grant Aid $6,207 94%
State Grant Aid $1,720 15%
Student Loans $6,364 75%
Federal Loans $6,364 75%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: June 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of the Southwest offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
6610 North Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, NM 88240
(575) 392-6561
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $510
Out of State $510


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Poltergeist
  • Jul-11-2013 I am a current student here

    USW is an extremely underwhelming college where it does not seem as though anyone really communicates with anyone else. If you have questions, you might have to address someone completely different than who you would think, in order to get an answer. Financial aid advisers seem to be rather rude and take quite a while to reply to e-mails, if they bother to reply at all. From what I have read elsewhere, it also seems as though this college's credits are non-transferable. There is an enrollment fee, but they don't tell you about that up front, either.,

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