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.

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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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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.

High School Dual Enrollment

Program Benefits

  • Complete up to 18 semester hours of college credit while in high school.
  • Graduate high school with accredited college credit that will transfer to most universities or colleges.
  • Reduce the cost of college tuition.
  • Enrich your high school years by taking college-level courses.
  • Earn dual credit if approved by your high school or home school.
  • Get a head start on college.
  • Classes are offered at convenient times to work with your high school schedule.

Costs and Fees

Tuition for Dual Enrollment: $96 per credit hour
Technology Fee: $15 per credit hour

 

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At Southern Wesleyan University, we have three paths for junior and senior students in high school to earn college credits.

 

At Your High School

Dual Enrollment Courses at your High School

SWU is currently offering courses at D.W. Daniel High School, Oconee Christian Academy, Palmetto High School, and Pickens High School.

 

Admissions Process

Unique applications are issued at each specific school, with approval given by guidance counselor for student to take college level courses.

 

Registration Process

Sit back and relax. SWU will take care of registering you for the courses, and assign you a university email address and course tools.

 

Payment

SWU makes this easy for you by sending you email instructions to pay online.

 

Courses Available

Courses change based on high school request each semester.

 

Contact

David Slabaugh
Director of Admissions

 

On SWU campus

Dual Enrollment Courses at SWU campus

High school and homeschool juniors and seniors may take courses at SWU’s Central campus on a space available basis.

 

Get Started Today

  1. Fill out an online application.
  2. Have your guidance counselor complete the Gateway permission form and submit it to the SWU Admissions Office with your application.
  3. Choose the class(es) you are interested in by contacting Kaitlin Messick (Admissions Counselor for Gateway Students) at 864.644.5575 or  and you will receive instructions on further steps for enrollment.
Online Courses

Online Courses at SWU

High school and homeschool juniors and seniors may take online courses through SWU on a space available basis.

 

Get Started Today

  1. Fill out an online application.
  2. Have your guidance counselor complete the Gateway permission form and submit it to the SWU Admissions Office with your application.
  3. Choose the class(es) you are interested in by contacting Kaitlin Messick (Admissions Counselor for Gateway Students) at 864.644.5575 or and you will receive instructions on further steps for enrollment.