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.

Study Abroad Opportunities

SWU International Learning Trips

Each year, SWU faculty offer international learning trips for students to experience what they are learning first-hand. In the past several years, trips to England, Greece, and Israel have been offered over spring break or during the month of May.

 

SWU Global Engagement Trips

SWU offers multiple global engagement service trip opportunities each year for students to engage with other cultures and serve them through humanitarian and evangelism work. Trips to Cambodia, other undisclosed East Asia countries, and urban centers in the U.S. have been recent destinations.

Learn more about SWU Global Engagement

 

CCCU's Best Semester Program

Explore the world outside your college classroom! Live an adventure in a new community! Learn to relate your faith with your passions! BestSemester proudly offers ten off-campus and study abroad programs around the world through the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). Credit hours towards your degree may be earned through this program. Spend a semester in programs such as:

  • Los Angeles Film Studies Program
  • Middle East Study Program
  • Oxford Scholars' Semester
  • Uganda Studies Program
  • And more U.S. and international options!

Learn more at BestSemester.com

About the CCCU

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of 179 intentionally Christ-centered institutions around the world. The 118 member campuses in North America are all fully-accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities with curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. In addition, 61 affiliate campuses from 20 countries are part of the CCCU. The Council’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth.