School Overview

Southern Wesleyan University is a Private, 4 years college located in Central, South Carolina. SWU ranked 15th in South Carolina Colleges and 69th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 1,345 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. SWU's acceptance rate is 57.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Southern Wesleyan University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
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 (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southern Wesleyan University is 57.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 38.00%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate57.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)38.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

SWU's 2022 tuition & fees is $26,498 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,726.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$26,498
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,726
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 1,345 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 570 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SWU has 1,085 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 260 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students1,345
Undergraduate Students1,085
Graduate Students260
Online Enrollment570

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs55 Programs
Number of online programs7 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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