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About Carolina University

Carolina University is located in the growing city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Although our history and heritage date back over a hundred years – John Wesley University, a constituent college, had its origins in 1903 – CU is very much a modern American University. 

In its current form, the University is rapidly gaining recognition for innovative partnerships with professional organizations and businesses, and pioneering the delivery of affordable but excellent degree programs. Amidst national concern about college affordability, Carolina University is prioritizing the creation of degree programs focused on the future of jobs. Our goal is to educate professionals who will be in high demand even as the use of automation and artificial intelligence becomes pervasive in many occupations currently reliant on humans.

We put the student first – giving them exceptional classroom teaching delivered by highly capable faculty, and opportunities for experiential learning in real workplace contexts. Outside the classroom, we prioritize the development of the whole person – by creating opportunities to experience the breadth and depth of college life in a variety of extra-curricular and sporting contexts.

We invite you to explore the richness and diversity of the intellectual community at CU through these pages.

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Degrees & Programs

Browse our catalog of degrees, from business and leadership to ministry and nursing.

Carolina University Mission Statement

A Christ-centered University committed to exceptional teaching, scholarly research, creative innovation, and professional collaboration

News

Convocation Speaker for September 30th – Deon Parker

9/28/2022

Friday’s Convocation speaker is Carolina University Alumnus, Deon Parker. Deon grew up in Michigan and is a 2004 graduate. He has been married to Julie since 2001 and they have 5 children and 2 grandchildren. Deon has spent twenty years in vocational Christian ministry as a Senior Pastor, Prison Chaplain, Rescue Mission Chaplin, Sports Chaplain, and […]

Events for the Week 9/25-10/1

9/26/2022

I hope you all have had a restful weekend. We have some really fun and exciting events this week. You have the opportunity to support your #10 Women’s Volleyball Team, relax your mind with some Painting, and experience a new culture with the Dashain Festival.

Events for the Week 9/18-9/24

9/19/2022

Make sure to notice our events for this week as we have our very first Worship Night and Mario Kart Tournament! There will be food and prizes at these events.  Also, there is a huge football game this Saturday, September 24th at 12pm as the 5th ranked team in the country Clemson Tigers comes to Winston-Salem to face-off against the 21st […]

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