We BELIEVE in a Strong Foundation

A successful college career starts with a strong foundation. NC Wesleyan was founded in 1956 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, by the Methodist church. In 2015, Wesleyan was recognized as the fastest growing private college in North Carolina by NC Independent Colleges & Universities, and we are working to keep that pace. We are growing our student population, our faculty and curriculum, and our athletic programs. You can believe … there’s something for you today at NC Wesleyan.


About our Campus

The main campus of NC Wesleyan College is located in Rocky Mount, NC, where the college serves residential and commuting traditional students, as well as adults pursuing degrees through the ASPIRE program.

Quick facts

  • Located on 200 beautiful acres
  • Seven residence halls, with plans for more
  • A short drive from the NC beaches and the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains

Satellite Campus Locations

In addition to the Rocky Mount campus,  NC Wesleyan College has thirteen satellite campuses for adult students.

  • Brunswick
  • Durham
  • Raleigh
  • Cary
  • Sanford
  • Apex
  • Goldsboro
  • Greenville
  • Manteo
  • Washington
  • Whiteville
  • Wilmington

Why Wesleyan?

“I came to Wesleyan for the family atmosphere, the beautiful campus, and the small classes. I stayed because of the great education.”

Kristen – Class of 2019

“Wisdom and courage through Christian education.” Our motto since 1956.


Whether you are looking for a member of the faculty, an advisor, or any member of the staff, your search starts and ends right here.


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs about admission requirements, financial aid, FASFA Code, campus life and the Rocky Mount region…it’s all here.