|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||546 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Southern Wesleyan University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 896 applications and 493 students were granted admission. Southern Wesleyan University is at the #53 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Southern Wesleyan University's tuition was $23,660 for all students regardless of residency (11.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Southern Wesleyan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,437 (which is 0.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Southern Wesleyan University in 2016-2017, was 134, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,800 (which is 1.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Southern Wesleyan University has enrolled a total of 1,880 students (912 students full-time and 968 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,880 students, 153 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 1,424 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 456 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 369 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 14%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Southern Wesleyan University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||24%||130||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||18%||96||93|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||6%||30|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||16||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||6|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||6|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||6|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||1%||3|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Southern Wesleyan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Southern Wesleyan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,000. Last year, out of the total 773 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 711 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,002 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 882 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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