Southern Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate 56.61 %
SAT Average 1,074
Tuition & Fees $26,498
Student Population 1,345
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $15,585

Academic Overview

Southern Wesleyan University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Central, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $26,498 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,345 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 56.61% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southern Wesleyan University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, SWU's tuition & fees is $26,498. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $13,726.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at SWU. The acceptance rate of SWU is 56.61% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 38.44%. The average graduation rate is 52% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,585 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,345 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southern Wesleyan University is 56.61 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southern Wesleyan University is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Southern Wesleyan University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southern Wesleyan University is 1,345
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southern Wesleyan University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,585 at Southern Wesleyan University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630-1020
Online Applicationhttps://www.swu.edu/apply-to-swu/
Financial Aidwww.swu.edu/campus/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.swu.edu/campus/financial-aid/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.swu.edu/military-students/
Disability Servicewww.swu.edu/academics/academic-support-and-resources/student-success-center-services/

Offered Degrees

SWU offers 64 major programs through online and on-site education where 16 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree43
Bachelor's Degree496
Post Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree85
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21

Special Learning Opportunities

Southern Wesleyan University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:574)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,920)

Veterans Benefits

Southern Wesleyan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges