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Incoming Freshmen

CBU is consistently rated one of the best universities in the Southeast and in the nation. It’s not hard to understand why. With a wealth of real-world learning opportunities, a highly personalized learning environment, and a faculty second to none, CBU delivers an outstanding education that will challenge you as a scholar and prepare you for success.

Learn in the Real World. Find immense opportunities for internships, research, jobs, and more in Memphis, as you build knowledge and skills – and your resume.

WATCH: Maya Freeman (Class of 2018) helps politicians communicate across social media during her internship at Rincon Strategy Firm. 

Personalize Your Study. Study in a highly individualized learning community, where you’ll interact in small classes and know your professors and fellow students well. 

Find Success. More than 90 percent of our recent class was employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation. In fact, more than 80 percent of them already had jobs or placement in graduate schools when they crossed the stage at graduation.  Learn more about the CBU Career Center »»

Excellence Made Accessible. A CBU education is professionally oriented, very hands-on, highly personalized — and surprisingly affordable. With many options available, from scholarships and grants to loans and payment plans, we can help make this quality, private education possible for you.

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We would be delighted to chat with you about whether CBU is the right place for you and help you with the college application process.

Upcoming Events

Come experience CBU for yourself! Discover what makes CBU a great fit for you. This event is open to all high school students looking to learn more about our academic programs, meet current students, attend a class and explore our campus in person! Parents and guests are welcome too! Hope to see you there! Sign up HERE to Discover CBU!