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.




Let's Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

Do you think a high-quality education can only be done through inconvenient on-campus classes over a few years? Think again. Southern Wesleyan University offers programs built for working adults—that’s you! Our 100% online programs are flexible, affordable and infused in a Christian community. We’ll empower you to choose the path that best fits your career goals and we’ll support you along the way with guidance and insight to help you grow into a top-of-the-line professional. So, that degree you’ve been wanting? Go for it! Have faith in yourself—we sure do.


Online Program Start Dates

Monday, August 19, 2024



An Affordable Investment with Career Value

It's true. College may be one of the biggest expenses of your life, but it can also be one of the best investments you'll ever make. In addition to exposing you to new skills, college graduates have a higher average lifetime earning potential and lower chance of unemployment over those with just a high school diploma.

We know it’s not the simplest decision to make, but don’t worry—we’ll help you in every way we can. When you apply for financial aid at SWU, we’ll develop a unique aid package to fit your needs. Worrying about paying for college shouldn’t be what stands between you and your dreams. In fact, many of our students face little or no upfront expenses. So, trust us. Your college education is more affordable than you might think.



Why Choose SWU


Christian online colleges that integrate values such as integrity and servant leadership



Integrity, servant leadership, perseverance. At SWU, Christian values are at the center of your education.

Online college with the support you need


Community & Support

Enjoy smaller class sizes, engaged faculty and staff and student support systems where everyone’s rooting for your success.

Online courses that fit your schedule


Flexible Courses

Whether you’re an early bird or night owl, our online programs are designed to fit your schedule, leaving you time for what matters most. 

Earn an online degree to reach your career goals


Career Value

Get the skills you need to excel in your field! When you invest in a degree, you’re investing in the types of skills employers are looking for.



Top Online Degrees FAQs

Have more questions? See our full FAQs page for more.

What is the difference between online and residential class formats?

Say hello to freedom. While traditional classes tell you when and where you can learn, online classes allow you to complete your coursework whenever you want, wherever you want. Most online courses last seven weeks and can be taken year-round, during fall, spring or summer semesters. With this level of flexibility, you can continue doing what you love and earn your degree on your own time.

How fast can I complete my degree?

Degree completion time depends on the chosen program and the amount of transfer credits you may have. Contact admissions at 877-644-5557 or  for more information.

What is the cost of attendance at Southern Wesleyan University?

Price per credit hour depends on the program. Check our Tuition and Costs page for information on current tuition and fees.

What are the admissions requirements for Southern Wesleyan University?

The admissions requirements vary per program. Please view the academic catalog for the requirements specific to your desired program.