The Elevator Pitch

Small classes, engaged faculty, and a supportive environment make CBU the ideal place for a serious education. But the reasons why CBU run much deeper than just our academics — which are excellent, by the way.

Value That Adds Up

A CBU education opens up endless opportunities. And with the average cost after scholarships and financial aid being on par with our larger, public neighbors, you should really check out what we can offer that they can’t.

CBU students in front of Rosa Deal School of Arts
By the Numbers
Of full-time students receive financial aid or scholarships

Success Starts Here

Our programs and degrees work. How do we know? Because our graduates work. Find out where a CBU degree could take you.

Success Stories
CBU Success Story - Brewery

Surrounded by Culture

Beale St. and BBQ. Stax Volt and Sun Records. Civil Rights and the Civil War. Graceland and the Grizzlies. Our hometown is a hotbed of iconic American history and culture.

Around Memphis
Memphis at Night

Stronger Together

No tokens, no marketing. CBU is built on a foundation of inclusion and equality, and we proudly boast one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation.

Diversity & Inclusion
CBU Diverse Student Group

By the Numbers

Yes, we boast some pretty impressive stats. But it’s everything surrounding the numbers that makes us who we are.

Ranking & Statistics
Employment rate within 2 years of graduation
Student to faculty ratio
NCAA Division II varsity teams
Most diverse colleges in America, out of 1,583

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