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

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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.

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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 breaks national OCC record for 4th year

CSU breaks national OCC record for 4th year

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Campaigns and Elections

Campaigns and Elections

In the Charleston Southern political science department, there is a class that is only off…

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Seth Friend Returns as Campus Minister

Seth Friend Returns as Campus Minister

Campus Ministries at Charleston Southern recently expanded its reach through a new Campus …

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Upcoming Events

Dec
02
Dec
05

Chamber Ensembles

Lightsey Chapel 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Dec
10

PA: Graduation and White Coat Ceremony

Lightsey Chapel 10:00 am-2:00 pm

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