Southern Wesleyan University

country rank  1485
world rank  5006

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University Overview

Established in 1906, Southern Wesleyan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Central (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SWU
Founded 1906
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 907 Wesleyan Drive
Central (population range: 2,500-9,999)
29630-1020 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (864) 644 5000
F +1 (864) 644 5972

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 1020
Central 29630-1020
+1 (864) 644-5550
800 282 8798

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist Wesleyan Church - www.wesleyan.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Southern Wesleyan University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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