Southern Wesleyan University is a four-year and graduate Christian college, with its main campus in Central, South Carolina. The university was founded in 1906 by what is now the Wesleyan Church.
The school prepares students for leadership and graduate study in such fields as business, education, religion, music, medicine, law and a variety of civic and social service professions. It offers approximately 35 major areas of study for undergraduates and also offers graduate degrees in the areas of business and education. The university serves approximately 1,900 students. There are more than 600 traditional undergraduates enrolled at the main campus in Central, South Carolina. In addition, undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in a non-traditional, evening format at regional learning centers in Central, Greenville, Columbia, Charleston, North Augusta, Greenwood and Spartanburg. Dr. Todd Voss serves as Southern Wesleyan University’s president.
The school has 15 intercollegiate athletic teams. In 2007, women’s basketball and men’s baseball teams won their respective National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national championships. Men’s soccer and individual men’s golf won NCCAA National Championships in 2013.