Southwest Institute Of Technology

Overview of Southwest Institute Of Technology

Southwest Institute of Technology can be found in Austin, TX (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Southwest Institute of Technology.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in engineering technician.

Southwest Institute of Technology Selectivity

Southwest Institute of Technology is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 29 students were enrolled in Southwest Institute of Technology. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The philosophy of Southwest Institute of Technology is to provide each student a unique, personalized learning environment that encourages successful performance and program completion. The school strives at all times to: 1. Provide hands-on training necessary to prepare students for entry-level positions; 2. Encourage a sense of commitment, responsibility, and self-motivation so that each student entering the work place will have the personal strengths to accompany his or her technical and problem solving skills; 3. Maintain an atmosphere of professionalism, thereby setting a standard and creating an environment for students to emulate; 4. Ensure that each student has an opportunity to perform and participate under the direct supervision of the instructor."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southwest Institute of Technology

Southwest Institute of Technology
5424 Hwy 290 W Ste 200
Austin , TX 78735
General Phone: (512) 892-2640

Southwest Institute of Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician21electromechanical tech
Mechanics and Repair2electrical installation and repair

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree211
Award of less than 1 academic year21

Southwest Institute of Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southwest Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 29 students (28 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 13%
Hispanic 41%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 7%
22-24 34%
25-29 21%
30-34 14%
35-39 3%
40-49 17%

Southwest Institute of Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 88 %

Southwest Institute of Technology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Financial Aid:
Southwest Institute of Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2093600)

Southwest Institute of Technology Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$34,0200*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$34,0200*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southwest Institute of Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Mechanics And Repair
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

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Southwest Institute of Technology Highlights

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What Sets Southwest Institute of Technology Apart:

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