Welcome to Carolina University

Welcome to Carolina University, a thriving institution situated in the vibrant city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. With a rich history and heritage that traces back over a hundred years, CU has evolved into a modern American University while preserving its esteemed traditions and Christ-centered focus.

At Carolina University, we are proud of our innovative partnerships with schools, professional organizations, and businesses, which have contributed to our recognition and growth. We are at the forefront of delivering affordable yet excellent degree programs that meet the evolving needs of our society. In an era where college affordability is a national and international concern, we are committed to creating forward-thinking degree programs that prepare our students for the future of work. As automation and artificial intelligence become increasingly prevalent, we aim to educate professionals who will be in high demand in occupations that will continue to rely on human expertise.

Our approach centers around putting the student first. We provide exceptional on campus and online classroom teaching facilitated by highly capable faculty members who are dedicated to their students' success. Additionally, we offer valuable opportunities for experiential learning in real workplace settings, allowing students to apply their knowledge in practical contexts. Beyond academics, we prioritize the holistic development of our students, fostering personal growth through a wide range of extracurricular and sporting activities.

We invite you to explore the vibrant and diverse intellectual community that thrives at Carolina University. These web pages provide a glimpse into the enriching experiences, opportunities, and resources that await you here. Whether you are a prospective student, a current member of our community, or simply interested in learning more about CU, we encourage you to delve into the wealth of information showcased on our website.

Discover the possibilities at Carolina University and join us in shaping a brighter future.

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Degrees & Programs

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

Carolina University Mission Statement

We are a Christ-centered University Committed to Student Success.


2024 Commencement Speaker

Carolina University’s 2024 commencement speaker will be United States Congressman and CU alumnus, Mark Walker. Congressman Walker worked in finance before sensing God’s call to ministry. He graduated from Carolina University (then Piedmont Baptist College) and served sixteen years as a pastor.  In 2014, Walker launched an improbable but successful campaign for Congress. He became the […]

Events and Games for the Week 4/15-4/19

Happy last week of classes! You have worked so hard to get here, so let’s finish strong. Come to the Den on Tuesday for Nutrition Day and discounted drinks from the Den Coffee Shop. On Monday and Wednesday, we will be streaming the esports match in the Den.

Chapel Reminder 4/12/24

A reminder that we will be having our last Chapel on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 10:45 AM at Salem Baptist Church (429 S. Broad St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27101). We are looking forward to hearing from  Dr. Charles Petitt, President of Carolina University. REMINDERS: We look forward to seeing you there!

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