Preview Day - November 10

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.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

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.

Freshmen Application Requirements

If you’re applying as an incoming freshman, you must have:

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent.  Your high school courses should include at least:
    • Four units of English (college-preparation or equivalent)
    • Two units of science
    • Two units of social studies
    • Two units of mathematics
  • A GPA of 2.3 (or rank in upper half of your graduating class at time of acceptance)
  • A composite SAT score of 860 (based on the critical reading/verbal and math sections) or an ACT score of 18

Conditional admission - Grade point average of less than 2.3 and/or SAT of 850 or below (combined Evidence Reading/Writing and Math) or an ACT of 17 or below (super score) will be considered on a case by case basis and may be reviewed by the University Admissions Committee process for consideration.

To apply:

  • Complete your application online.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent to us.
  • Request that your SAT or ACT test score be sent to us.
    • The ACT school code for Southern Wesleyan University is 3837.
    • The SAT school code for Southern Wesleyan University is 5896.

Once accepted, utilize our Accepted Student Checklist to become a SWU student.

Accepted Students Checklist

QUESTIONS?

Don’t hesitate to contact a member of our Admissions staff.  You can reach us by phone at 1-864-644-5550 or 1-800-C-U-AT-SWU or email at  .

All forms and information can be sent to:

Office of Admissions – Box 1928
Southern Wesleyan University
PO Box 1020
Central, SC 29630-9989

 

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Southern Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, or physical handicap in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The university reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church. Read more about the Gender Nondiscrimination Policy.

If you would like to speak with someone concerning an alleged violation of the Nondiscrimination Policy, or would like to file a complaint, you can speak to our University Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator for Southern Wesleyan University is the Associate Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Justin Carter. His campus phone number is 864-644-5144. You can also reach him via email at . His office is located at 212 Jennings Campus Life Center (CLC).