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Southern Wesleyan University is a private institution that was founded in 1906. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 350 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southern Wesleyan University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $20,550 (2011-12).
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|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Wesleyan Church|
When applying to Southern Wesleyan University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Southern Wesleyan University is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 97.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||97.4%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Southern Wesleyan University is 19:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Southern Wesleyan University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution||N/A|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Southern Wesleyan University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Southern Wesleyan University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Southern Wesleyan University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Southern Wesleyan University.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$20,550 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,410 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data