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.
This bold strategy for Campbellsville University 2023-2028 is the vision of our entire Tiger family, shaped in planning sessions over the last year. Initiatives designed around five key themes – Establish Academic Excellence, Improve Diversity and Belonging, Increase Financial Stability, Amplify Community Engagement, and Increase Quality Enrollment – will fortify our foundations and empower our University to adapt, innovate, thrive, and minister for generations to come.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award diplomas, certificates, associates, bachelors, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Campbellsville University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available at SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org)
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).
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.