North Carolina Wesleyan University offers a best-in-class value and a personally tailored private higher education experience.  We invest in each and every student we accept by providing individualized awards, scholarships and grants. Wesleyan is YOUR hometown University that is Personal. Practical, and Purpose-Driven.

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First-year students, review admission requirements, deadlines, estimated costs and more for day-time classes at North Carolina Wesleyan University.

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Adult learners, explore our accelerated 8-week, hybrid and online classes. Choose from 300+ courses and 10 campuses.

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Transferring? We offer a simple transfer process to make your transition to Wesleyan as easy as possible.

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With a very diverse student body, NCWU has over 170 international students from 40+ countries who call NC Wesleyan home.

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Take the next steps! Explore our affordable graduate programs, review application procedure and apply online.

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Discover what it’s like to study and live at North Carolina Wesleyan University. Schedule a student-led tour of our main Rocky Mount campus and experience for yourself the family atmosphere at North Carolina Wesleyan University.

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