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About TWU

Tennessee Wesleyan University strives to help students be more. With over 30 undergraduate majors, TWU provides a wide range of studies to help each student achieve his or her individual dream. Tennessee Wesleyan also offers a Master of Business Administration program completely online, and a new Master of Occupational Therapy (pending SACSCOC and ACOTE accreditation). Faculty, staff and students combine to form a community of learning, dedicated to the advancement of the college and all of our students. With a 12:1 student to faculty ratio, TWU ensures each student receives personalized attention, allowing each student to grow personally and professionally. Our academic programs allow students to participate in fieldwork, internships and study abroad opportunities, providing a hands-on experiential learning approach.

Through strong academic programs, service-learning opportunities, student organizations and athletics, TWU helps students become enlightened servant leaders who believe in serving others, pursuing knowledge and leading by example. Tennessee Wesleyan is a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and features more than 20 athletic teams for men and women. In addition to athletics, students can participate in more than 25 clubs and student organizations, providing students opportunities to grow their leadership skills and foster relationships with fellow classmates.

TWU’s main campus in Athens provides a park-like setting, with easy access to downtown Athens and the surrounding area, while the satellite locations in Knoxville and Cleveland provide convenience to students in our nursing program and Management Excellence degree completion program. In addition to our three instructional sites, TWU offers several online options, including an RN to BSN program and our graduate degrees. At all three instructional sites and in online courses, TWU provides individualized attention and support for every student, helping each one to be more.