Southwest University is like many other colleges in its methods of teaching, study and examinations. It was once called Southwest Career College, when it recently changed its name to Southwest University in August of 2012. South University provides quality learning opportunities through its facilities and faculty, and asks that students in turn demonstrate dedication and focus in order to work together and succeed. Both the main campus and the auto/diesel shop are located in El Paso, Texas.
Southwest University has multiple courses of studying through career oriented programs designed to help students jump quickly and easily into the workplace.
Some programs include:
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- Business Management
- Automotive Technology
- Medical Assistant
- M.R.I. Technician
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students wishing to enroll at Southwest University must have graduated high school or have obtained a GED. Students who meet these requirements can submit an application online.
Students that require financial aid must provide a social security card, proof of residency, if married the spouses tax returns, or if single and under 24 their parents' tax return. Additional information regarding the financial aid process can be obtained online or through the financial aid department through the school.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Southwest University. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
Find more information about available programs offered by Southwest University by clicking the request information button to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $14,000 per year
- Required fees: $2,100
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$5,231|
|Receiving Student Loans||88%||$9,363|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Southwest University.
- Kaplan College - El Paso Campus in El Paso, TX (6 miles away)
- Western Technical College - El Paso in El Paso, TX (10 miles away)
- Brookline College - Albuquerque in Albuquerque, NM (228 miles away)
- Brookline College - Tucson in Tucson, AZ (263 miles away)
- Texas Careers - Lubbock in Lubbock, TX (293 miles away)