School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630-1020
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor'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 Rate56.61 %
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students1,300
Undergraduate Students1,043
Graduate Students257
Online Enrollment550

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs64 Programs
Number of online programs16 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification