Southern Wesleyan University
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graduate tuition & fees
Number of Programs
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Southern Wesleyan University is a Private, 4 years college located in Central, South Carolina. SWU ranked 1st in South Carolina Colleges and 10th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 1,300 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. SWU's acceptance rate is 56.61% last year (undergraduate school).
Southern Wesleyan University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Southern Wesleyan University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630-1020|
|Net Price Calculator||www.swu.edu/campus/financial-aid/net-price-calculator/|
|School Type||Private, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (smaller programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Southern Wesleyan University is 56.61% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 38.44%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||56.61 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||38.44 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$25|
|Graduate Application Fees||$25|
Tuition & Fees
SWU's 2023 tuition & fees is $27,820 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.99% compared to the last year's rate ($26,498).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,954. The graduate tuition decreased by -5.62% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$27,820|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$12,954|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 1,300 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 550 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SWU has 1,043 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 257 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
SWU offers 64 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 16 out of the 64 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by SWU
|Number of programs||64 Programs|
|Number of online programs||16 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|