Graduate Program Overview

University of the Southwest is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Hobbs, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $22,500. It offers twenty-three (23) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of the Southwest
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address6610 North Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM
Graduate School Students534 students
534 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$22,500
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 23 Graduate Programs
22 Master's, 1 Doctorate

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$625
Room & Board$8,810 (On-Campus) / $13,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,800 (On-Campus) / $2,800 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$34,109
Off-Campus Total$38,499
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$14,376$14,376$22,500$22,500$22,500

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of the Southwest offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 23 major areas - 22 Master's (21 online programs), 1 Doctorate . 211 students have been conferred Master's degree and 4 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
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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