University of the Southwest is a private liberal arts college established in 1962. It is located in Hobbs, New Mexico. With about 1000 students, the school offers a wide range of bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields of business, education, healthcare, social sciences, and the arts, to name a few. The college places great emphasis on athletics with most of the attending students enrolled in one sports or another. Student activities include clubs & organisations, sports, and literary activities such as a student magazine and drama. The college provides academic and career counselling, computer labs, and historical resources (artefacts & books) from as far back as the 1800s for students to refer to. Students at University of the Southwest enjoy the comforts and advantages of a small college while also being able to live in a large city.