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.

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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.

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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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Students eligible for $1000 after campus visit

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CSU’s Dewey Center for Chaplaincy partners with ICISF

CSU’s Dewey Center for Chaplaincy partners with ICISF

The Dewey Center for Chaplaincy at Charleston Southern University recently entered into a …

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Five trustees joined the CSU boardFive new trustees join CSU Board of Trustees in January 

Five new trustees join CSU Board of Trustees in January 

Charleston Southern University is welcoming five new members to the Board of Trustees this…

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The point, trees, and chapel is shownFall 2023 Dean’s List Releases

Fall 2023 Dean’s List Releases

Congratulations to the more than 900 undergraduates named to the Dean’s List for fall 20…

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Upcoming Events

Feb
29

HSMPA Monthly Recital

Lightsey Chapel 12:30 pm-2:30 pm

HSMPA Choral Ensembles

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Mar
15

CSU Drive In 2024

Charleston Southern University 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

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