Southern Wesleyan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Central, South Carolina Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$25,516

Avg tuition

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About Southern Wesleyan University

Southern Wesleyan University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Central, South Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,430, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 35%. The university offers 30 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 54%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,516.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

35% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 35%

Retention Rate 69%

Graduation Rate 54%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 948-1153

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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66%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

68%

Black

20%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

51% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

67%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,083
State Grant Aid $6,876
Institution Grant Aid $11,074
Pell Grant Aid $4,401
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.