Time Requirements

Southwest University has an open enrollment policy. Students may begin their studies at any time. Each course must be completed within ten weeks.

Most students complete their degree program before the end of the following schedule. The term of enrollment for each degree program from the date of enrollment is:

 Associate:thirty-six (36) consecutive months
 Bachelor:sixty (60) consecutive months
 Masters:thirty-six (36) consecutive months


The minimum time allowed for completion of a program is eighteen months. Upon written request, subject to approval, the enrollment term may be extended up to 1.5 times the term of enrollment shown above for the degree program.

 Associate:Maximum fifty-four (54) consecutive months
 Bachelor:Maximum ninety (90) consecutive months
 Masters:Maximum fifty-four (54) consecutive months

Other admissions policies:  Non-Discrimination  ·  Licenses / Credentials  ·  Time Requirements  ·  Denial of Admission


For a full description of all our admissions policies, please refer to our catalog.