PO Box 1020, SWU, Wesleyan Drive Central, SC 29630 864-644-5550
http://www.swu.edu/ admissions@swu.edu
About Southern Wesleyan University
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus 330 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Wesleyan Church
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,995
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 63%, 37%, 17%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,950
  • Room and Board $8,410
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,692
Since its founding in 1906, SWU has been guided by biblical principles and a Christian understanding of the liberal arts as it helps men and women become all God intends them to be. SWU students discover learning experiences that promote intellectual inquiry, foster spiritual growth, prepare them to serve Jesus Christ and others, and mobilize leaders who transform their world through faith, knowledge, love and hope.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Student Missions Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Gospel Choir
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Reel to Real Film Series, Chapel, Midnight Breakfast, Homecoming Float Races, Fine Arts Events, Intercollegiate Athletics, Deeper - Student-led worship, Junior/Senior Formal, Christmas Banquet, Service of Lessons and Carols, Spiritual Emphasis Week, Fellow
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Who's Who, and Dean's List
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Greenville/Spartenburg (45), Atlanta (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Clemson (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Greenville (30)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 35%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 38%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 17%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 27%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (66%), women's dorms (6%), apartment for single students (28%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 530
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 58
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,160
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 120
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access No
  • Number Of Books in Library 103,860
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 5
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 73
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,930
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Freedom's Hill Historic Site, restored abolitionist church founded in 1848
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Clemson University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Clemson University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 83%
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, interview training, other
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