Application for the Online Undergraduate Program

Thank you for your interest in SWU's Online Undergraduate Program! Our program is designed to allow you to earn your degree while meeting your personal and professional responsibilities. Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. 

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  • Please fill out each section to the best of your knowledge. Items that are listed in red and marked with an asterisk (*) are required. To navigate to other sections of the application, click on the "Next" button on the bottom righthand corner of this page, or click on one of the tabs above. When you are finished with the application, click "Submit."
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  • Basic Information

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    • Providing your SSN is required to apply for financial aid.

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  • Citizenship
  • Military Service
    If you are a veteran of any branch of the U.S. military, please contact your admissions coordinator for information about a veteran's application fee waiver.
  • Tell us about yourself!
    At Southern Wesleyan University, one of our goals is to get to know each student we are serving on an individual basis. We would love to learn more about you as you consider joining our online community here at SWU. The questions below are optional and will not impact your admission decision. Please don’t feel like you need to write an essay. Keep it simple! We hope you take a minute to complete this section of the application as we hope to get to know you better.
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  • GED Information
  • If you earned a GED in the place of a high school diploma, search for your organization ID below
    • Type in "GED" in the box above

  • High School and Preparatory Schools Attended Remove Entry
    Students that have completed less than 15 credit hours are required to submit an official high school transcript. This must be mailed directly from the school to Southern Wesleyan University. If you pick up the transcript yourself, please make sure it is in an envelope, sealed by the school from which it came.
    • Begin typing above to search for your high school. If it does not appear in the dropdown menu, please enter "Unspecified Institution."

  • College Credits
  • All Colleges, Universities, and Other Institutions Attended Remove Entry
    If you have attended more than one college, please click "Add Another Response." An official transcript from each college or university must be mailed directly from the institution to Southern Wesleyan University. If you pick up the transcript yourself, please make sure it is in a college envelope, sealed by the institution from which it came. Transcript request forms are provided by your admissions coordinator and require your signature.
  • Permission to Request Transcripts
    • I hereby give the Southern Wesleyan University Office of Admission permission to contact and request official transcripts from all secondary and post secondary schools I have attended. This information will only be used to complete my application to Southern Wesleyan University.

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  • Current Employment
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  • Tuition Reimbursement
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    • *If you do not know the amount, type "unsure"

  • Nursing Licensure
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    • Regardless of personal preference, I will abide by the SWU Academic Catalog and all policies, procedures and regulations of the University while endeavoring to develop personally the principled morality of which they are an expression. 
  • SWU Employees/Employee-Dependents
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  • First Generation Student
    • *Neither parent(s) or legal guardian(s) with whom the student lived with up until the age of 18 earned a bachelor’s degree

  • Church Affiliation
  • Type to search for your church below. If it is not listed in the dropdown, continue to the next section.
  • Federal and State agencies request that we supply demographic data on applicants to SWU for reporting purposes. To enable us to comply with the requests, we ask that you complete this optional section. This information is optional and is not used in the admissions decision.
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