Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

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Your best is within reach at CSU.

You will learn to think broadly and deeply about ideas, to engage biblical truths that ignite your curiosity, and to ask questions of the world and yourself—all aimed at preparing you to discover your purpose and achieve success in living it out. At Charleston Southern University, your purpose is our mission. 

The Lowcountry's only Christian University
Charleston Southern is the Lowcountry’s only Christian university. Our learning community is dynamic. Students come from all over the country and many faith backgrounds. Committed faculty take the time to see your potential. They will help you achieve your personal and career goals. Our close-knit campus offers huge opportunities—including big-time, competitive NCAA Division I athletics.

Learn to be your best
Your Purpose is Our Mission at Charleston Southern University. Choose from a broad range of studies including liberal arts and professional programs such as nursing, engineering, and more. Don’t know where to begin? Let us help you match your passion to a degree with our brief degree matching survey! We’re ready to help you join the Buccaneer family!


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#57 in Regional Universities South | U.S. News & World Report

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#26 in Best Colleges for Veterans | U.S. News & World Report

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#37 in Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report

Quick Facts

• 3,300+ enrolled from 40 states, 41 countries, 31.6% people of color

• 300 acre campus located in Charleston, S.C.

• 60+ undergraduate programs; 20 graduate programs, 2 Doctoral programs, 29 Online programs

• 16 NCAA Division I teams competing in the Big South Conference

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “At Charleston Southern, we're all a family. You feel that family atmosphere from the very beginning.”

    • Nick Salley