Southern Wesleyan University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Southern Wesleyan University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,740 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1906 and is the only college located in Central, South Carolina.

Southern Wesleyan University is affiliated with Wesleyan Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
At Southern Wesleyan University you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Southern Wesleyan University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Psychology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The rate of student retention at Southern Wesleyan University is relatively low at 63% (close to South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern Wesleyan University is low - 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Wesleyan University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,500
Average tuition pricing is high, about $20,900 annually. The additional fees at Southern Wesleyan University (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; which makes it a total of $21,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Southern Wesleyan University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
96%
According to recent data, 425 applications were submitted and 409 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Southern Wesleyan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,900
Southern Wesleyan University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Wesleyan University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Southern Wesleyan University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $3,900 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern Wesleyan University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern Wesleyan University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Wesleyan University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020, USA
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