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.

Spiritual Growth Opportunities

The caring faculty and staff at Southern Wesleyan University are deeply committed to your spiritual formation as a SWU student. We want you to grow in your faith within the context of Christian community. From your first day on campus to your last, we desire for you to have space to explore and deepen your Christian walk.

Join a discipleship group. Find a personal mentor. Seek a challenge through a leadership role in a campus ministry. Just get involved and take part.


Discipleship Groups

Each semester, a variety of discipleship groups are offered for students to engage with their faith through learning and small group conversation. Many of these groups are led by staff or upperclass student leaders, and the groups vary in topics from bible studies to a group that analyzes faith themes in film.