Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

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Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) is a private, state accredited holistic medical school located in Tempe, AZ. It is also accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). This school offers career training in nutrition, reflexology, massage therapy, and other alternative medical fields. Pell grants, federal loans, and other types of financial aid are available for qualifying students.

General Information

1100 East Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

General Information:(480) 994-9244
Web Address:SWIHA.EDU
Type of Institution:2-year private for-profit school
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
One but less than two year certificate
AA/AS degree
Campus setting:Midsize City
On-campus housing:No
Number of Students:1,844 (1,844 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:26 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $15,500 $15,500 $16,900 $18,280 +8.17%
Books and Supplies $690 $690 $790 $820 +3.80%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,070 $7,353 $8,520 $8,924 +4.74%
Other $3,973 $4,134 $4,340 $5,001 +15.23%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $27,233 $27,677 $30,550 $33,025 +8.10%
In-state with Family $16,190 $16,190 $17,690 $19,100 +7.97%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 673 82%
Grant or scholarship aid 218 27% $571,477 $2,621
• Federal grants 218 27% $567,477 $2,603
• Pell grants 218 27% $567,477 $2,603
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 4 0% $4,000 $1,000
Student loan financial aid 462 56% $2,067,703 $4,476
• Federal student loans 462 56% $2,067,703 $4,476
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 36 206
Engineering Technology 19
Laser and Optical Technology/technician 19
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 36 125
Asian Bodywork Therapy
Herbalism/herbalist 10
Hypnotherapy/hypnotherapist 5
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 77
Movement and Mind-body Therapies and Education, Other 36 26
Yoga Teacher Training/yoga Therapy 7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services 62
Aesthetician/esthetician and Skin Care Specialist 62
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

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