Because of its vision to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving, CSU continues to attract students from diverse backgrounds who desire a faith-based education. CSU witnessed its third highest enrollment in school history with 3,575 students as well as the highest graduate enrollment in seven years. In addition, minorities comprise approximately 30% of the total student body.
Academic growth areas:
As programs continue to expand, so do campus facilities. Opening this fall are the
Health Science building, 8,000-square-foot athletic weight room and football meeting
room, and the Singleton Baseball Complex. Also in the planning stages is a new student
residence hall and arena.
Charleston Southern University has been recognized as one of America's Best Christian Colleges and as a College of Distinction. In addition, the university has appeared in America’s 100 Best College Buys and in U.S. News and World Report's Best Online Programs. CSU is a Military Friendly School and a VA Yellow Ribbon Program participant.