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Southwest Institute Of Healing Arts

Southwest Institute Of Healing Arts

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts was founded in 1992 by Brian and K.C. Miller. It was initially known as the Southwest Institute of Myotherapy. In the year 1995, the name of the institute was changed to Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. It is located in Tempe, Arizona, and is also known as SWIHA. Southwest Institute of Healing Arts offers certificates, diplomas, and degree programs in a number of areas including massage therapy, holistic nutrition, hypnotherapy, reflexology, and yoga teacher training. Certain courses are also conducted online.

The students at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts are involved in organizations like the Together Everyone Achieves More (T.E.A.M.), and Emerging Healers. In addition, the institute offers financial aid in the form of loans and Pell Grants. Besides, the students are also offered placement assistance after the successful completion of their courses.

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Contacting Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
1100 East Apache Blvd
Tempe , AZ 85281
General Phone: (480) 994-9244
http://SWIHA.EDU

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling113massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy86nutrition sciences, alternative medical services, Asian bodywork therapy, yoga training, hypnotherapist, mind-body therapies, herbalist
Beauty and Cosmetology74aesthetician and skin care

Number of programs and degrees for Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year2117
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years312
Associate's degree312

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts had a total enrollment of 1,116 students (725 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 3%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 3%
20-21 9%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 13%
35-39 15%
40-49 13%
50-64 11%
65+ 2%

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 86 %

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Tempe, Arizona for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arizona Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3593300)

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Alternative and Complementary Medical Support Services, Other
Asian Bodywork Therapy
Herbalism/Herbalist
Hypnotherapy/Hypnotherapist
Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education, Other
Nutrition Sciences
Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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What Sets Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Apart:

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Female % of student body
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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% students 40 years or older
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Offers part-time study

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