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Southern Wesleyan University
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  • 4 Year
  • CENTRAL, SC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

907 WESLEYAN DRIVE
CENTRAL, SC 29630
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Conference Carolinas
From Southern Wesleyan University

At Southern Wesleyan University, we believe God created you for a unique purpose. We believe you were meant to impact the world for good. Our Christ-centered, student-focused learning community is devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. Step into your college experience and become part of the next class of talented, innovative SWU students.

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Southern Wesleyan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
57%
SAT Range
1050-1100
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
No data available  
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$18,614 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,238 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 19 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

Majors

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Picture yourself here, and see what it's like to be a SWU Warrior! Sign up and visit SWU any day of the week. Students who schedule and make an official campus visit through the Office of Admissions will receive a $1,000 Campus Visit Grant the first year at SWU. Official campus visits include Discover SWU and Preview Days.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    42%
  • Online
    29%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
774 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
311
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Christian
    36%
  • Determined
    27%
  • Open and Friendly
    18%
  • Studious
    9%
  • Weird af
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 15 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Conservative
    50%
  • Small
    20%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
70%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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