CSU Offers 
The Best of Both Worlds
Spirited connections and small college learning, blended with big university living, are what makes CSU one of "America’s Best Christian Colleges."
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Undergraduate Programs
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Qualified Freshman to Receive Financial Aid

Founded in 1964, CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's and master's degrees. CSU students can choose from degree programs such as, business, criminal justice, education, nursing, and many more. Each degree program is combined with a comprehensive liberal arts foundation.


CSU is a Life Experience
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Charleston Southern University knows that it's not just four years of classes and tests, so we've built a vibrant campus experience that allows you to be involved, at your level. Hang out with friends in Java City or the Reflection Pond, catch a game, surf the Internet, or if your looking for something more active, go boarding across campus.


Charleston, South Carolina has been voted the No. 1 destination in the world by top travel publications. The Lowcountry is known for its culture and historical sites, gorgeous beaches and stunning sunsets. Are you ready to make Charleston your home for the next four years? Explore life in Charleston.

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CSU has Spirit,
Yes We Do
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NCAA Division I Sports Programs
Intramural Sports Leagues
Academic, Service & Greek Organizations

Whether you’re looking to compete nationally or recreationally, Charleston Southern University has a wide variety of NCAA and intramural sports to participate in. There are also a number of academic and greek organizations to be involved with. Start building life-long friendships and unforgettable experiences.

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Education is a
Life Investment
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Funding a college education is a major investment and CSU strives to offer quality education at the lowest possible cost. CSU has awarded over $74 million dollars of financial aid during the 2015 academic year! Financial aid is available for attending students through grants, loans, work-study, and scholarships.

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