Campbellsville University is located in the very heartland region of Kentucky in the city of Campbellsville (population of around 11,000) in Taylor County (population of around 24,500). Located near the scenic Green River Lake, the area is known for scenic beauty, rich quality of life, and a very friendly and welcoming area. The community is located about 80 miles south of both Louisville and Lexington, 90 miles east of Bowling Green, 40 miles southeast from Elizabethtown, and around 2.5 hours northeast of Nashville. The campus and community enjoy a very close working relationship, and CU maintains a very proactive approach toward building positive relations with the local community, civic organizations, churches, and other organizations. CU faculty, staff, and coaches, as well as the student body, are encouraged to participate in the local community events, to be involved in a local church, and to be engaged in community service and ministry.
There are a variety of denominational affiliations among the community’s 100 plus churches. These include Southern Baptist, other Baptist, Presbyterian, United Methodist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Christian, and a number of other faith groups. Taylor Regional Hospital provides a wide variety of health services with a number of specialty areas offered and with a large medical community supporting the TRH services.
The cost of living in Campbellsville-Taylor County is very reasonable in comparison to many metropolitan areas.