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.

Academics
CBU students in front of Rosa Deal School of Arts
AFFORDABILITY By the Numbers
99%
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
97%
Employment rate within 2 years of graduation
11:1
Student to faculty ratio
17
NCAA Division II varsity teams
#178
Most diverse colleges in America, out of 1,583

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