At CBU, you’ll get rigorous academics in a personalized learning environment where you can choose from a wide variety of degree programs. Once you make that choice — or while you’re still deciding — you’ll be a part of small classes taught by professors who will know your name and your dreams and who can connect you with experts in your field for networking, internships, and research opportunities. But the reasons why CBU is ideal for you run much deeper than just our excellent academics…

Value That Adds Up

A CBU education opens up endless opportunities — and the average cost after scholarships and financial aid is on par with our larger, public neighbors. Check out what we can offer that they can’t.

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

Degree Programs for the Online Learner

CBU Global College allows anyone to begin, resume, or complete an associate or bachelor’s degree online — with programs in general studies, business, professional psychology, and applied health.

Global College
Student studying at home

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 Alumni standing behind the counter at the brewery he owns.

Surrounded by Culture

You’ll spend the majority of your university experience outside of the classroom, and one of the things you’ll discover is that our hometown is a hotbed of iconic American history and culture.

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

CBU 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

Esteemed Education

Small classes and engaged faculty make CBU the ideal place for a serious education. Its four schools, as well as the Global College, are fully accredited to assure the highest educational quality.

Academic Accreditations
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See Where an Education at CBU Can Lead You

Why CBU? Because rigorous academics and a service-oriented mindset are the cornerstones of a private, Catholic, Lasallian education, and they work together to lead CBU graduates to real world success. Your CBU education will push you to thrive beyond the classroom, beyond our campus, and beyond your expectations. There’s no limit to what you can achieve or how far you can go. Start here, and you can succeed anywhere.

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