Christian college students interact in Blue Hill Coffee, a student-run enterprise at SWU.

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.

Week of Giving 2020 is Week of Caring at Southern Wesleyan University! #SWUcares


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.

SWU provides a Christian college environment for fine arts engagement opportunities.

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.

New Student Resources

Southern Wesleyan University participates in all federally-assisted programs for which its students establish eligibility by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed online at Please note that federal programs are subject to change. These programs are only for citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Required Forms

All students must submit (in addition to the FAFSA) the following forms to the Financial Aid office.

  1. Master Promissory Note (if requesting loans)
  2. Entrance Counseling (if requesting loans)
  3. Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment (if requesting loans)
  4. Authorization Form

Please download the Financial Aid Instruction Sheet PDF for details on the required forms and additional financial aid information.

Note: Online and Graduate students planning to begin classes between May 1 and June 30 must complete paperwork for the current financial aid year AND for the upcoming financial aid year.