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.

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.

Church Partners

Thank you for partnering with us!

Greetings from Southern Wesleyan University! We believe deeply in the significance of our close work; we are serving the same mission of expanding God's Kingdom and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. Additionally, in our education strategy, we are preparing our graduates to be future faithful members and dedicated leaders in our churches.

If you are seeking to know a bit more about this amazing place we call SWU, please take some time to look around our website to learn more about us. We've also provided a host of resources linked on this page. Further down this page you can also click and read various articles about just a few of the recent happenings at SWU.


On-Campus Programs

Nestled in scenic upstate South Carolina, the 350 rolling-acre main campus is located in the historic town of Central. The diverse student body has the opportunity to choose from more than 40 areas of study within the School of Business, School of Education, and College of Arts and Sciences. SWU is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and competes in Conference Carolinas. The SWU Warriors are also members of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) and the South Region.

SWU Online

At Southern Wesleyan, we understand the needs and commitments of busy adults. We have been providing busy adults with Christian educational opportunities for over 30 years. Our online programs are specifically designed to allow you to earn a degree online while still meeting your personal and professional responsibilities.

Alumni & Friends

Stay connected to the Southern Wesleyan community from wherever you are—whether you live across the world or right here in Central, we hope these resources help you to find ways to reconnect.

Inventive Learning

Faith-filled Community

Contagious Generosity