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.

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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.


Southern Wesleyan University is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and began competition in Conference Carolinas in 2014-15. The Warriors are also members of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) and the South Region.

Student-Athletes are given the opportunity to excel athletically, academically, and spiritually. Southern Wesleyan annually recognizes numerous all-conference, all-region and academic award winners. The Warriors have won four NCCAA National Championships in team competitions and seven individual national champion.

Warrior student-athletes have also traveled the world on mission trips reaching people for God’s kingdom in countries such as Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic and the USA. Student-Athletes and spectators alike will continue to have pride in our Warrior traditions.