North Carolina Wesleyan College is a private four-year coeducational, liberal arts college, located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Founded in 1956, the school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a number of degree programs in the arts and sciences and selected professional disciplines. The Rocky Mount Campus is a one-hour drive east of Raleigh, North Carolina, a two-hour drive south of Richmond, Virginia, and a four-hour drive north from Columbia, South Carolina. North Carolina Wesleyan also offers evening courses at its main Rocky Mount campus, as well as satellite locations in Morrisville, Goldsboro, Greenville, North Carolina, Whiteville, North Carolina, Washington, North Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina. Dr. Dewey G. Clark joined North Carolina Wesleyan College as its seventh president on May 4, 2014.
The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Baccalaureate degrees. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction grants North Carolina teaching certificates to graduates of North Carolina Wesleyan who have completed the prescribed certification program and who are recommended by the College. The teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education