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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.

The SWU Difference

Why Choose SWU Online?


SWU is a Christian online college that provides faith integrated curriculum

Faith Integration


At Southern Wesleyan University, we believe that our Christian faith strengthens our pursuit of truth and wisdom. We challenge you to grow in your faith by applying your Christian values in your academic endeavors.

90% of our online students reported feeling valued and respected by their professor. Our professors are not only accomplished scholars and practitioners in their respective fields, but they are also Christians who strive to be role models of integrating a life of faith with academic pursuits. Our devoted faculty and staff challenge and mentor you to a deeper understanding of knowledge as well as a deeper understanding of your Christian faith.

On top of faith integration in the online classroom, we offer spiritual resources for online students who wish to use them for spiritual formation.  Our dedicated faith integration staff are here to serve you through this journey.

Student-Focused Support


When you enroll at SWU Online, you will be assigned a personal academic success coach who will serve as your main point of contact through your whole program. This person will assist you with your academic course advisements, finding available resources, and providing any of the encouragement and guidance you may need to be successful in your program. But that's not all. Here's just a sample of other resources you have at SWU for your success!

Online Library Resources

Online Library Resources

SWU offers thousands of resources through its digital library resources. You will have the publications and information you need for success.

Virtual Office Hours for Faculty

Virtual Office HOurs

Each of your course instructors will have set virtual office hours via video chat. They want to serve you when you need some extra help.

24/7 Tech Support

24/7 Tech Support

Your whole course experience lives in our learning management system (LMS), so it has to work for you. Tech support is always on call to assist.

Embedded Tutors in Select Online Courses

Embedded Tutors

For each degree, we know that some classes are just harder than others. For that extra help, we have built-in tutors to help you excel!

We are truly a partner in your success. We want to see you through to graduation and beyond in your career and life success. Your personal coach will be here to help you make that happen!

Affordable Investment


SWU offers some of the most affordable tuition rates in the country from a private, accredited, nonprofit university. Investing in our career-ready programs provides added professional value to reach your career goals.

SWU graduates continue to see extensive positive career outcomes with their SWU education, even above national averages for colleges. The value of a college degree still remains high through higher average lifetime earning potential and lower unemployment rates over those with just a high school diploma. Graduate degrees also show an increase in lifetime earning potential and even lower unemployment rates. 90% of our online students stated that the theories and principles they learned relate to real-world situations that impact their life and career.



One of the hallmarks of excellence for higher education institutions is accreditation. Accreditation is an assurance to you, employers, and the public that an institution meets or exceeds standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, student services and fiscal stability.

Southern Wesleyan University is an accredited institution with regional accreditation, specialized professional accreditations, and national recognition.