Southern Wesleyan University

Central, South Carolina

Overview

Address907 Wesleyan Drive
School Websitewww.swu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Southern Wesleyan University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Central, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,016 students applied to Southern Wesleyan University. Of those students, 545 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southern Wesleyan University was $24,926, in addition to fees of $550. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southern Wesleyan University.

Southern Wesleyan University has a 51% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Southern Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 54%. To put this into perspective, 545 of the 1,016 students who applied to Southern Wesleyan University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southern Wesleyan University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southern Wesleyan University had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,150. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southern Wesleyan University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Southern Wesleyan University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southern Wesleyan University, the tuition for in-state residents is $24,926. Combined with fees of $550, room and board costs of $9,190, other expenses of $2,130 and the $1,060 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $37,856.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,476 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Southern Wesleyan University to $37,856 for out-of-state students.

Students at Southern Wesleyan University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southern Wesleyan University was $4,866 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 52%.

Southern Wesleyan University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southern Wesleyan University.

Southern Wesleyan University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 30% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southern Wesleyan University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Southern Wesleyan University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 47% students enroll at Southern Wesleyan University part-time; the other 820 students enrolled full-time.

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