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.

Charleston

there’s no other
city like it

In the heart of the Lowcountry, Charleston has it all – great food, beautiful beaches and a booming economy.

About CSU

A student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 offers access to professors you can’t get at a larger university.

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Our vision: To be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.

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Build new skills, professional contacts and your resume through internships in CSU's ELI program.

Your first step

There’s no better time to take your first step with CSU.

The atmosphere here at CSU is unlike any other place I've ever been, it feels like one big family.

Josh Bridges,Class of 2023
Josh Bridges, CSU student

A servant-minded campus.

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Prospective Bucs can earn $1000 with CSU campus visit

Prospective students have an opportunity to receive $1,000 after touring Charleston Southern University, the Lowcountry’s only Christian higher educ…

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Upcoming Events

Sep
28

Chapel: Ben Phillips

Lightsey Chapel 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Oct
01

Global Lecture Series: Yuri Cordero

Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership 4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Shimmy at the Shed

7:00 pm-11:00 pm
Oct
05

Chapel: Alex Sands

Lightsey Chapel 11:00 am-12:00 pm

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