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.




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




Are you ready to take the next step towards your future career? Look no further! With over 40 on-campus majors and minors Southern Wesleyan University has a degree program tailored to you!


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Interested in pursuing a college education but still aren’t quite sure what your passions, or even life calling is? We believe that God created you for a purpose and we are to help you discover that purpose. Utilize PathwayU our free, no strings attached career assessment tool to help you uncover your strengths, talents, and possible career paths. Take the next step. Your future starts now.






Financial Aid

It's true — college may be one of the biggest expenses you encounter over the next few years. But it can also be one of the best investments you'll ever make — and we'll help you every way we can. Take advantage of a variety of institutional scholarships and grants, as well as grants and loans through federal and state assistance. Each student is given personal consideration to fit the financial aid package to the student’s need through both institutional and government aid programs.

SWU alumni have lower student loan debt and higher average salaries than the national averages for college graduates, making an education at Southern Wesleyan an incredible investment in your future.

Tuition & Costs

Full Time Expenses - Per Year Cost
Tuition (2024-2025) $27,800
Combined fees  $2,000
Rooms (double) $4,590
Meal plan $5,536



Admission Process

Students at Southern Wesleyan University are characterized by a willingness to be challenged in the classroom, a desire to grow in their Christian faith, a longing for faith-filled community, a heart for service, and an eagerness for faculty to deeply invest in their college experience. Does this sound like the place for you? Let's get started!




Accepted Students

Congratulations, you’re a Warrior! We’re thrilled that you’re joining the Warrior family, and we’re excited to see what God has in store for you at SWU. Now that you’re admitted, it’s time to explore your next steps so you’ll be prepared when you join us on campus.



Campus Life

Ask a SWU student what’s so special about campus life, and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the word “community.” While many private universities like to use the word “community,” Southern Wesleyan University is redefining it. Our faith-filled community genuinely cares for and helps others. From move-in day to graduation day you’ll experience real community at SWU.

The community atmosphere we’re talking about is what makes campus life transformative. Here you can actively participate in real community where you'll be changed by the SWU experience.