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

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


Chapel Speaker (9/15) – Reverend Ken Rudolph


Dear CU Family,  Friday’s Chapel speaker is Reverend Ken Rudolph. Ken has been in ministry for 47 years. He served as a pastor for ten years in the Washington, DC area. For 13 years he worked at Clarks Summit University, recruiting students for ministry; he also served for 10 years at Lake Ann Camp as the […]

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Chapel Speaker (9/8) – Pastor Mike Mitchener


Dear CU Family, Tomorrow’s Chapel speaker is Pastor Mike Mitchener. Mike is the founding pastor of Westside Fellowship, a church in Elon, N.C. that celebrated its 22nd anniversary April 2023. With 29 years of full-time ministry experience and a past that included a successful business career, Mike offers a unique set of life experiences that make […]

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