Johnson C. Smith University

Johnson C. Smith University is an independent, urban university located in Charlotte, N.C. The University continues to gain a national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology in innovative, socially conscious ways to empower tomorrows diverse entrepreneurial citizens and leaders.JCSU offers a progressive curriculum with 22 fields of study to more than 1,400 students from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds. The enriching environment enables students to explore and grow intellectually, socially, culturally and spiritually and develop a sense of social responsibility. Students practice servant leadership, civic engagement and global responsibility as they learn to identify the role and impact they can have in society, both in college and beyond. As an active community partner, JCSU serves as a catalyst for building and sustaining assets in neighborhoods surrounding the campus and across the city. The University is committed to hiring expert faculty members who prepare students for rewarding careers by helping them to develop the professional and social skills needed for workforce success. With a commitment to diversity and developing critical thinkers who are able to solve though problems in innovative, socially conscious ways, the University provides a transformational education that allows students to become themselves while changing our world. JCSU continues to evolve into a 21st century university that will build upon its long legacy of producing compassionate, forward-thinking leaders who live and learn at their growing edge.

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Private, Coed 1867 N/A Semester $61.9 million + 100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 378-1000
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North Carolina Charlotte 977