Our vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern University's mission is to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment. All faculty, staff and coaches are committed to the mission and vision of the university.
Charleston Southern seeks to develop students with a well-rounded liberal arts education grounded in a biblical worldview. CSU offers undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Courses are available in the classroom and online. Professional degrees are available in Nursing, Education, Science, Business, Technology, Music Therapy, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Graphic Design and Pre-Engineering.
CSU prepares graduates with integrity who are critical thinkers, skillful communicators and effective collaborators positioned to perform responsible roles in society. CSU graduates are employed around the world in education, government, corporate and nonprofit organizations such as: Bank of America, Bayer, Benefitfocus, Boeing, Bosch, Disney, Dupont, FBI, General Electric, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, WestRock, SPAWAR, Texas Instruments and Wells Fargo.
Charleston Southern University is a founding member of the Big South Conference and fields 16 teams at the NCAA Division I Level. CSU provides student-athletes the opportunity for academic excellence, athletic success and spiritual growth.
Charleston, South Carolina is the home of one of America’s Best Christian Colleges, Charleston Southern University. In addition to academic excellence, our hometown is ranked the No. 1 City in the World and No. 1 Travel Destination by the leading travel publications. Charleston's rich history, sandy beaches, entertainment and the best dining in the South, is second-to-none for college students.