Founded in 1982, Southwest University offers a number of non-regionally accredited master's degrees in management, organizational management, business administration, and criminal justice. They charge $795 per course and also require incarcerated students to pay a $75 application fee and a $200 registration fee. Incarcerated students have 10 weeks to complete each correspondence course. All courses are paper-based.
Southwest University also offers correspondence courses to prisoners at the undergraduate level.