Graduate Programs Overview

University of the Southwest is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Hobbs, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $22,500 in average for all students.

It offers twenty-five graduate programs: 23 Master's, 2 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 211 students have been conferred Master's degree and 4 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of the Southwest
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address6610 North Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM
Graduate School Students534 students
534 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$22,500
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 25 Graduate Programs
23 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of the Southwest with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $22,500 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $625.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$625
Room & Board$9,930 (On-Campus) / $13,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,800 (On-Campus) / $2,800 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$35,230
Off-Campus Total$38,500
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$14,376$14,376$14,376$22,500$22,500

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of the Southwest offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 71 major areas - 22 Master's (21 online programs), 1 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 904 students enrolled in University of the Southwest including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 534 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 168 male and 366 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 135 full-time and 399 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 534 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students168
Women Students366
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students135
Part-time Students399
By race/ethnicity 253 White, 82 Black, and 25 Asian students are attending at University of the Southwest. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races1
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of the Southwest, 534 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment534
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses534
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses534
New Mexico Resident202
Other State In U.S.330
Outside of U.S.0

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