SWU Ranked among Most Affordable Accredited Online Christian Colleges

Staff Report From Greenville CEO

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Southern Wesleyan University attained a 16th-place ranking in a survey that rates Christian colleges and universities on factors that include affordability and high-quality education.

The ranking was published by Great Value Colleges in their list of 60 of the most affordable accredited online Christian colleges for 2019. Rankings are determined using data collected from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as overall reputation, excellence of faculty members and a commitment to providing a high-quality education to non-traditional students, providing them with the tools essential to achieving their future career goals.

Great Value Colleges drew from a pool of more than 100 Christian colleges and universities offering online degree programs, considering only those institutions with tuition costs of less than $20,000 a year.

SWU Online offers fully online degrees from associates to doctoral options. For undergraduates, there is an associate of arts in general studies as well as bachelor of science options in business administration, human services, nursing, and early childhood and family studies. Graduate students have several options to choose from, including an MBA, an MS in management and leadership, as well as master of education programs in classroom leadership, administration and supervision, and e-learning and instructional design. An online doctor of education in curriculum and assessment is also available as are online professional development certificate programs. Multiple concentrations and content customization options are possible, and courses are seven weeks in length. Southern Wesleyan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. U.S. News & World Report has named it a top regional university in the South.