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.

Saving Childs Hall Campaign

Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

Students performing in wind ensemble concert as part of the Fine Arts Series

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.

Freedom's Hill Church

Originally built in the Snow Camp community of what is now Alamance County, N.C. and dedicated in March 1848, Freedom's Hill, the first Wesleyan abolitionist church in the South, is now located on the Southern Wesleyan University campus. Student-led worship services and interpretive programs are the focus of the chapel. Tours and presentations can be arranged with a knowledgeable tour guide for any type of group.

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Freedom's Hill Church