On-Campus Admissions Requirements

                               ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Where to Apply for Undergraduate Admission
The Office of Enrollment Management is located in J.L. Burke Hall on the Hobbs campus. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students may also apply online at
Undergraduate Application or by mail at:

University of the Southwest
Office of Enrollment Management
6610 Lovington Highway
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240



Freshman Admissions Requirements
Must meet 2 out of 3 of the following:
o  Top 50% of their graduating class 
o  ACT composite of 18 or SAT of 940
o  GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale

Transfer Admission Requirements
Students transferring from another accredited college who are in good standing are eligible for admission to the University of the Southwest.

Transfer Students Who Have Been Placed on Probation or Suspended
Transfer students who left their most recent institution on academic or disciplinary probation or suspension are required to pursue admission on probation through the appeal process for as outlined in the Catalog, following completion of all other admission procedures.

Students who do not meet the admissions standards but feel they have extenuating circumstances or conditions can appeal to the admissions review board. This process includes submitting a one page letter of exception (written by the student) and a possible interview with the review board.

Questions regarding admission may be submitted by email to admission@usw.edu
or by phone at 575-392-6563 or 800-530-4400.

Although USW welcomes most eligible students, admission to the University is regarded as a privilege. Thus, the University shall reserve the right to refuse admittance to an otherwise admissible applicant whose academic preparation, character or personal conduct is determined to be inconsistent with the purposes and objectives of the university and/or if the university determines that the applicant’s enrollment would not be in the best interest of the applicant or the university.