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.

Pickens County Virtual Day

Welcome, Pickens County students!

Thank you for stopping by our website for your virtual visit day experience. We are so glad you are here! At Southern Wesleyan University, we believe God created you for a unique purpose. We believe you were meant to impact the world for good. Our Christ-centered, student-focused learning community is devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. Become part of the next class of talented, innovating SWU students.

Watch the welcome message below from your personal admissions counselor, Bradley Coker. Then, take a quick look around SWU with current student ambassador Emma Williams on the 3-minute campus tour! 


Make a bold move. Awaken your purpose.

My SWU Story

Don't take our word for it! Listen to stories from those that are attending or have attended our on-campus programs to know what SWU can do for you.

What's your "spark"?

Are you a student athlete? Musician? Super fan? In the faith-filled community of Southern Wesleyan University, there is a place for YOU! Watch the videos below to get hyped up about Athletics, learn about music ensemble opportunities, or see our newly outfitted mascot. Scroll down to learn about majors and academic opportunities.



Visit Campus

Most experiences can't be described in words and photos. We don't expect you to be convinced to attend Southern Wesleyan University without experiencing it for yourself. Come see the faith-filled campus community here at SWU and how this might be the best place for you.


Preview Days

Experience campus firsthand through the eyes of a SWU student, take a campus tour, meet professors and hear about our academic programs, and speak with financial aid and admissions professionals!

February 15

March 15

April 9

Personal Visits

Personal campus visits are scheduled Monday–Friday and include a campus tour as well as a personal meeting with your admissions counselor to talk about the process of admissions and financial aid. We look forward to your visit!

Sign up for a Personal Visit

Campus Map

Prepare for College Now

Starting as early as the summer before your junior year, you can take courses online or on-campus through SWU for just $115 per credit hour! If you end up enrolling at SWU, you can get up to $6,000 back in tuition with the Dual Enrollment Scholarship! Get ahead on your college courses, save money, and potentially earn your associate's degree by the time you graduate high school! 

Dual Enrollment

Prepare for Life at SWU

With Southern Wesleyan’s inventive learning opportunities, dedicated and caring faculty, and more than 40 distinctive academic programs, you can be confident that you will receive the personal attention you need to be prepared and successful in following Christ throughout your life and future career. 

Find Your Major


OneLife Gap Year Program

Have you considered all of your options for life after high school?

OneLife is a Christian gap year program for students who want to grow in their faith, experience genuine community, serve others, and travel while earning college credits.


Learn more about OneLife


Learn more about the academic divisions



Residence Hall Tours

Students have three amazing on-campus housing options to choose from! Check out the videos below to learn what Joiner-Hilson, Mullinax, and the Student Apartments have to offer!

Campus Videos

Check out some of our videos showcasing our campus through the seasons. To see more, visit our YouTube channel!

Ready to awaken your purpose?

Choose at least one way to connect with us. We'd love to get to know you.