University of the Southwest Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Hobbs, NM, University of the Southwest is one of the best universities in the state of New Mexico. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of the Southwest in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of the Southwest.

6610 Lovington Highway Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: (505) 392-6563
Web site:

Rankings: University of the Southwest

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 55
Average freshman retention rate: 74.2%
6-year graduation rate: 44.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 54
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 81.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 62.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 97
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 16-20
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 41%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 45.4%
Financial resources rank: 96
Alumni giving rank: 89
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 2.1%

University of the Southwest History

Essential Facts: University of the Southwest

Acceptance rate: 45.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $16,000 (2019)
Founded: 1962
Presidents: Dr Quint C Thurman · Quint Thurman
Address: 6610 North Lovington Highway Hobbs, NM 88240 United States, hobbs, nm
Phone: +1 575-392-6561

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 56%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 30%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 85%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government