Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY
1 University Dr, Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799

Campbellsville University is a private, Christian university located in Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education (KCPE). The university offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificate programs.

Campbellsville University was founded as Russell Creek Academy, a Baptist academy, in 1906. The academy was renamed Campbellsville Junior College in 1926 and began offering two-year college degrees. In 1950, the college became a four-year institution and began offering bachelor's degrees. In 1988, the school's name was changed to Campbellsville University.

The university's main campus is located on a 100-acre (40 ha) plot of land in Campbellsville, Kentucky. The campus features several academic and administrative buildings, including the Winters Dining Hall, the Presser Hall music building, the Stapp Circle residence hall, and the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

Campbellsville University is governed by a Board of Trustees. The university's president is Michael V. Carter.

The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through its five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Economics, the School of Education, the School of Nursing, and the School of Theology.

The university's athletic teams, known as the Campbellsville Tigers, compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Mid-South Conference. The Tigers field teams in men's and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis, as well as men's baseball, football, and wrestling.

Campbellsville University is committed to providing a quality education at an affordable price. The university offers a variety of financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs, to help students meet the cost of tuition and other expenses.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $40,002

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $40,002

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Campbellsville University is $147198.66. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Campbellsville University. For graduates of Campbellsville University, we saw an average early-career income of $42800.00 and mid-career income of $64700.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.