Home of the Bulldogs, Tennessee Wesleyan is a private, comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts. We are located in Athens, Tenn., only 45 minutes from Knoxville, Tenn., or Chattanooga, Tenn. TWC offers an array of undergraduate and graduate programs including a well-known nursing program. 
Life outside of the classroom includes a rich student life program. Greek life, many clubs and organizations, and championship athletic teams combine to make your college experience one to remember.

Admissions for Incoming Freshmen

Tennessee Wesleyan offers a unique academic experience by teaching fundamental liberal arts courses during your first few semesters, allowing you to begin college with an open mind and ready to explore new ideas.

Admissions for Transfer Students

A student with 15 or more semester hours of college credit is considered a transfer student. Anyone can transfer and there are no prerequisite courses.

Admissions for International Students

Tennessee Wesleyan welcomes students from all over the world and offers specific admissions information for international students to ensure an easy transition.

Admissions for Nursing Students

The Tennessee Wesleyan Fort Sanders Nursing Department offers a baccalaureate degree (BSN) to pre-licensure and registered nurse students.

Admissions for Evening Program Students

The Evening Program at Tennessee Wesleyan College is an accelerated format designed specifically for the non-traditional student, comprising mostly working adults.

Admissions for Non-Degree Students

Tennessee Wesleyan provides opportunities for many students not seeking a traditional college degree, such as educator certification, high school students seeking to get a head start on earning college credits and temporary students.

Admission for Graduate Students

Tennessee Wesleyan College is now a graduate degree granting institution. Within the coming months and years, the college will begin to add new master's programs to its graduate curriculum. The college currently offers a Master of Science in Curriculum Leadership, a program that trains future academic and business leaders, producing teachers and leaders who will be competent professionals, service-oriented individuals and reflective practitioners.


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