Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA)

1100 East Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ

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Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is a private institution, which offers a rewarding education for its students in Tempe and surrounding areas. Students may choose from many areas of study, including:

  • Personal and Culinary Services
  • Health and Clinical Professions
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Theology and Religious Vocations

Over a thousand students have attended and completed their education in the last few years with a graduation rate of around 62%. Southwest Institute of Healing Arts has listed at least twenty different programs available. Below is a list of the more popular programs being offered:

  • Esthetician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems
  • Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education

To help students and alumni succeed, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts may provide some services to students including:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employment search assistance

This school has been accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training since 2007. To read more and get consumer disclosures, please visit swiha.edu.

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. The list may differ from the actual programs offered, for a complete list of what is being offered students may visit the school's website.

Get more information about the programs offered by Southwest Institute of Healing Arts by clicking the request information to the right.

The holistic health program offered on average takes about twenty-six months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $19,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $1,430*
  • Based on published reports, around 100 students completed the holistic health program last year
  • Takes about 26 months to complete

The movement and mind-body therapies and education program takes about twelve months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $1,510*
  • More than 80 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students complete this program in usually 12 months

The massage therapy program takes about eleven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $12,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $1,340*
  • More than 80 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students usually complete the massage therapy program in 11 months

More information and school listings are available through our massage therapy schools profile page.

The esthetician programs that are listed below are sorted by the number of contact hours offered.

600 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $10,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $2,700*
  • Takes about 8 months to complete

780 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $14,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $3,100*
  • Takes about 10 months to complete

The foods, nutrition program offered on average takes about six months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $3,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $360*
  • Based on published reports, around 40 students completed the foods, nutrition program last year
  • The length of the foods, nutrition program is about 6 months

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $100 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The cost to submit an application is $75. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (480) 994-9244 x124. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at SWIHA. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid77%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships39%$3,275
Receiving Student Loans77%$4,483

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (480) 994-9244 x121

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (480) 994-9244 x124

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
77%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
27:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,375