Southwest University at El Paso

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,063
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.42%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,558
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
77.1%
27 Graduates

About

Southwest University at El Paso is a higher education institution located in El Paso County, TX. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southwest University at El Paso were Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (38 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees), and Registered Nursing (4 degrees).

In 2020, 780 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest University at El Paso. 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (681 degrees), 12.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest University at El Paso is $14,000, which is $2,171 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest University at El Paso is $14,000, which is $2,171 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,063.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students attending Southwest University at El Paso received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Southwest University at El Paso was $14,000. The cost of tuition at Southwest University at El Paso is $2,171 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$17,063
2020 Value
0.304%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Southwest University at El Paso had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,063. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Southwest University at El Paso grew by 0.304%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,340
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwest University at El Paso was of $4,340 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Southwest University at El Paso received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.09% with respect to 2019, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.42%
2018 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Southwest University at El Paso was 3.42%, which represents 39 out of the 1140 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Southwest University at El Paso has a total enrollment of 1,558 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest University at El Paso is 1,558 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southwest University at El Paso are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwest University at El Paso, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.61% White, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.578% Asian, 0.193% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0642% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Southwest University at El Paso in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (58.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29.5%) and White Male (3.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest University at El Paso, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,558 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest University at El Paso is 1,558 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southwest University at El Paso are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southwest University at El Paso was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Southwest University at El Paso had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,367
  2. White
    103
  3. Black or African American
    62

The enrolled student population at Southwest University at El Paso is 87.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.61% White, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.578% Asian, 0.193% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0642% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 248 more women than men received degrees from Southwest University at El Paso. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southwest University at El Paso is hispanic or latino (681 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (54 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southwest University at El Paso is Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (38 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees) and Registered Nursing (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwest University at El Paso, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees awarded), Health (587 degrees), and Business (95 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are Registered nurses (1,369,389 people), Accountants & auditors (1,046,693 people), Other managers (727,118 people), Software developers (538,407 people), and Financial managers (456,022 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees awarded), Health (587 degrees), Business (95 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees awarded), Health (587 degrees), Business (95 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,736,764 people), Computer Systems Design (899,486 people), Elementary & secondary schools (648,882 people), Banking & related activities (521,306 people), and Insurance carriers (498,860 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest University at El Paso are Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees awarded), Health (587 degrees), Business (95 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southwest University at El Paso.
Most Common
  1. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 4 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southwest University at El Paso was Other Health & Medical Administrative Services with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

266
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
514
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 266 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest University at El Paso, which is 0.518 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (514).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest University at El Paso in Clinical Laboratory Assistant, which is 0.242 times less than the 281 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 281 degrees were awarded to women at Southwest University at El Paso in Clinical Laboratory Assistant, which is 4.13 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 35% of students graduating from Southwest University at El Paso completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southwest University at El Paso is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    681 degrees awarded
  2. White
    54 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest University at El Paso is hispanic or latino (681 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (54 degrees).

0.769% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    453 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    228 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southwest University at El Paso is hispanic or latino female (453 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (228 degrees).

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Southwest University at El Paso has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Southwest University at El Paso had a total salary expenditure of $24.5M. Southwest University at El Paso employs 80 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southwest University at El Paso are Male No academic ranks (43), Female No academic ranks(37), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest University at El Paso are: Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 27 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Southwest University at El Paso received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.21M
2020 Salaries
1.62%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Southwest University at El Paso paid a median of $8.21M in salaries, which represents 33.5% of their overall expenditure ($24.5M) and a 1.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.1% decline from 2018 and a 38.4% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.76M
Instructional Salaries
80
Number of Employees

In 2020, Southwest University at El Paso paid a total of $3.76M to 80 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southwest University at El Paso were No academic rank with 80 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest University at El Paso were Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; Management with 28 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southwest University at El Paso was Male No academic rank with 43 employees, and Female No academic rank with 37 employees.

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