Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university located in Campbellsville, Ky. and was founded in 1906. The University is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation.
The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Harrodsburg, Hodgenville, Liberty, Louisville, and Somerset with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Summersville, one in Costa Mesa, Calif., and a full complement of online programs.
Campbellsville University is a comprehensive, Christian institution that offers non-credit technical programs, along with certificates, associates, undergraduate and graduate programs. The university is dedicated to academic excellence solidly grounded in the liberal arts that fosters personal growth, integrity and professional preparation within a caring environment. The university prepares students as Christian servant leaders for life-long learning, continued scholarship by linking discovery research to knowledge at the doctoral level, and active participation in a diverse, global society.
- To foster academic excellence through pre-professional certificates, associates, baccalaureate, and graduate programs through traditional, technical, and online systems
- To achieve academic excellence through rigor and relevancy in undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level programs
- To provide an environment conducive for student success
- To value diverse perspectives within a Christ-centered community
- To model servant leadership and effective stewardship
Read Vision 2025, the document designed to cast the future direction of Campbellsville University in a broad, macro-approach and to move Campbellsville University to a higher level of quality and excellence.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.
Campbellsville’s music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The teacher preparation program is approved by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) for teacher education and certification and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE). The NASDTEC Interstate Contract provides opportunity for graduates to earn teaching certificates in other states, although there may be applicable conditions. The Baccalaureate Social Work and Masters of Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Academics for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). The RN to BSN Nursing Program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Rankings and Accolades
In addition to being ranked as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges, and a top Kentucky and southern institution in accredited national and world university rankings like the U.S. News & World Report, Campbellsville University is also a Military Friendly School, an NAIA Five-Star Champions of Character Institution and has been named to President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Community Service.