Whether you are a prospective college student, current student, or alumnus, we are the go-to resource for students interested and engaged in Christian higher education. The following resources and services are designed to support students who are seeking faith-integrated programs, opportunities, and careers.
Our mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. At the core of this mission are the students who are seeking an education for both their hearts and their minds. Our campuses are distinctively Christian liberal arts institutions committed to educating the whole person in preparation for life’s vocations. If you are a prospective student who feels called to a quality, evangelical liberal arts education, you can use the our CCCU institution search below to find a campus that meets your educational and spiritual needs.
Whether you are a current student at a CCCU institution, or a college student at a public institution seeking a Christ-centered semester away, we proudly offer nine off-campus study abroad programs around the world, operated under the name BestSemester. BestSemester programs are intended to complement and expand the opportunities found on a traditional campus through a comprehensive experiential learning approach. These programs empower students to obey the Great Commandment—to love God and love their neighbor—and to fulfill the Great Commission to extend the redemptive work of the Kingdom throughout the world. Visit the program pages below to learn more about the curriculum and internship opportunities in each BestSemester program, or click here to request more information.
American Studies Program
The American Studies Program (ASP) in Washington, D.C. connects you and your faith to the institutions and leaders who are impacting issues in public policy and global development. You are independent, but not alone. Future politician or not, you will nurture the leader within during your experience in ASP.
Australia Studies Centre
Contemporary Music Center
At the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) in Nashville, you’ll earn the most fun, demanding, emotionally satisfying credits of your whole college experience. No matter your focus, whether you’re a hopeful singer, daring songwriter, clever producer or master of editing, making music your lifelong career starts here at CMC.
Latin American Studies Program
Los Angeles Film Studies Center
The L.A. Film Studies Center (LAFSC) has faithfully brought students to the heart of Hollywood for over 20 years. Intern with agencies and write screenplays while directing, acting or producing multiple films with the latest technology. Find out what it takes to make it—with your faith center stage at LAFSC.
Middle East Studies Program
Located in Amman, Jordan, the Middle East Studies Program (MESP) will immerse you in 6,000 years of history. You’ll study the region’s diverse religious, social, cultural and political landscape while engaging with the people, values and traditions of the Middle East.
Northern Ireland Semester
The first thing you notice as a student in Northern Ireland is the beautiful verdant landscape, but there’s more to this country than rocky green cliffs and sparkling blue waters. At the Northern Ireland Semester (NIS) you will experience the deep impact of the religious and political conflict that has been an important part of Northern Ireland’s history.
Oxford Summer Programme
Scholars' Semester in Oxford
Uganda Studies Program
In the Ugandan Studies Program (USP), be part of a local community and encounter a variety of people and places throughout Uganda. Explore the issues of poverty first hand, take part in homestays, and examine the Christian faith in East Africa. Study at Uganda Christian University and be immersed with USP.
The CCCU Young Alumni Award is presented to individuals who have graduated within the last 10 years and have achieved uncommon leadership or success in a way that reflects the values of Christian higher education.