CSU has been named to America’s 100 Best College Buys, Military Friendly Schools, America’s Best Christian Colleges, VA Yellow Ribbon Program, and The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees in forty-five majors and six master’s degrees.
Each degree program is combined with a comprehensive liberal arts foundation grounded in faith, which is designed to develop problem-solving and communication skills. Beyond the classroom, students participate in a variety of campus activities including academic clubs, community service, intramural athletics, and campus ministries.
The university offers intercollegiate athletics for both men and women, competing in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. Charleston Southern fields teams in basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, cross country, track and field, golf, tennis and volleyball, as well as a Football Championship Subdivision football team.
Mild winters and long summers allow many opportunities for outdoor recreation in a city which is famous for its history and culture.