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Southern Wesleyan University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,883 students

97% admitted

  • 1,868 full time
  • 15 part time
  • 713 men full time
  • 1,155 women full time
  • 606 applied
  • 590 admitted
  • 120 enrolled

1,446 Undergraduates

$23,660 tuition/year

  • 427 Graduates
  • 10 Non-Degree
  • $23,660 in state
  • $450 fees
  • $8,820 room & board
  • $1,060 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Wesleyan
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Alex from Dallas, NC
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  • I rate Southern Wesleyan as a ten out of ten! This university is not perfect but the mistakes are made up for by the incredible community and God filled atmosphere…

  • Nov-17-2013 Read More
  • Daniel from Liberty, SC
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  • a good university for someone who wants a positive environment to study in. the professors are kind and understanding as a whole and are willing to help students. students activities…

  • Feb-28-2012 Read More
  • Katie from Seneca, SC
  • 0
  • SWU is an amazing place to attend college. They have their foundation firm in the Lord and the teachers exhibit their faith by how they treat the students with…

  • Mar-15-2012 Read More
  • Lorraine from Aiken, SC
  • 0
  • It's a great college with loving people who care about your future. I like that it has a lot of opportunity for adults who work full-time hours. You only have…

  • May-24-2012 Read More
  • chrystal from Williamston, SC
  • 0
  • I have visited many campuses and Southern Wesleyan is the only campus I enjoy being on. The staff is very helpful and fast to respond to any questions you have.…

  • Jun-28-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Southern Wesleyan is a comprehensive university with both undergraduate and graduate programs dedicated to the concept that God is the source of all truth and wisdom. Its purpose is to create an atmosphere in which members of the university community work together toward wholeness through the integration of personal faith, intellectual pursuits, and practical living. The university seeks to meet the needs of students with various abilities and backgrounds, enabling them to realize their personal and professional educational goals.

Southern Wesleyan University
  • Located in Central, SC
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,883 students enrolled
  • 97% admitted
  • $23,660 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Rachel from St. Johns, FL
  • Dec-09-2009 I am a current student here

    I Love SWU! I came from a very large high school, where my graduating class was just under 700 students. SWU has 900 of the nicest, caring people in the world. It is affiliated with the Wesleyan Church, but I am not Christian and still love every bit about SWU.

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