Private, Christian college in South Carolina

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Eclipse Over SWU - August 21, 2017

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

About SWU

Southern Wesleyan University is a private Christian university committed to liberal arts and professional education.We are proud to be an institution of The Wesleyan Church, a worldwide body of evangelical Protestant believers. Our name has changed over the years, but our mission—to be a Christian community of learners that recognizes God as the source of all truth and wisdom—has remained.

Traditional Campus Programs - Located in scenic upstate South Carolina, the main campus of Southern Wesleyan University is home to approximately 700 residential students pursuing degrees in more than forty areas of study. The residential campus is a vibrant community full of campus life experiences and an atmosphere of transforming spiritual growth.

Evening and Online Programs - We understand the needs and commitments of working adults. We have been providing working adults with Christ-centered educational opportunities for 30 years. Our evening and online programs are specifically designed to allow you to earn an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree while still meeting your personal and professional responsibilities.

More about Who We Are

Scenic Upstate South Carolina

With beautiful lakes and gorgeous mountains surrounding us, the award-winning downtown atmosphere of Greenville nearby, and other cities and outdoor adventures just a short road trip away, Southern Wesleyan University is a great destination for lovers of outdoor adventures as well as city life.

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Scenic Upstate South Carolina

With beautiful lakes and gorgeous mountains surrounding us, the award-winning downtown atmosphere of Greenville nearby, and other cities and outdoor adventures just a short road trip away, Southern Wesleyan University is a great destination for lovers of outdoor adventures as well as city life.

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Scenic Upstate South Carolina

With beautiful lakes and gorgeous mountains surrounding us, the award-winning downtown atmosphere of Greenville nearby, and other cities and outdoor adventures just a short road trip away, Southern Wesleyan University is a great destination for lovers of outdoor adventures as well as city life.

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More

Scenic Upstate South Carolina

With beautiful lakes and gorgeous mountains surrounding us, the award-winning downtown atmosphere of Greenville nearby, and other cities and outdoor adventures just a short road trip away, Southern Wesleyan University is a great destination for lovers of outdoor adventures as well as city life.

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Dedicated Faculty and Staff

The driving force of Southern Wesleyan is the dedicated and caring faculty and staff. Our successful faculty are passionate about teaching, mentoring, and helping guide our students to become all that God wants them to be. Our staff are focused on making sure our students are successful in their time at SWU and have as many resources as possible to help them succeed.

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Join the SWU Team.

Are we looking for you to join the SWU community? Are you the right fit to flourish in this Christ-centered, student-focused environment? If so, we would love to hear from you. SWU is consistently on the search for more people to join us in our mission to provide students with faith-filled community, inventive learning opportunities, and transforming experiences. 

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