Campbell University is a private, co-educational institution of higher education with Baptist roots located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Established in 1887, Campbell University has been listed as one of the best regional universities in the South and one of the best colleges in the southeast by US News & World Report and The Princeton Review, respectively, and is also known as one of the top Military Friendly schools in the nation. Home to the only osteopathic medicine school in North Carolina, Campbell University also offered the first dual physician assistant/public health degree in the state and offers one of the few accredited health care management programs in North Carolina.
Academic ProgramsCampbell University’s mission is “to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service.” The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has been so since 1941. Boasting more than 150 majors, tracks, and concentrations in the liberal arts, sciences and professions, Campbell University consists of the Catherine W. Wood School of Nursing; the College of Arts & Sciences; the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; the Divinity School; the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business; the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law; the School of Education; the School of Engineering; and the School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Campbell University’s undergraduate students enjoy small classes and receive hands-on training from experienced professors. In addition to its classroom courses, Campbell University also offers an abundance of online education courses and programs for nontraditional students. Hundreds of study abroad programs are also offered to students in more than 50 countries.
Student LifeCampbell University has a total enrollment figure of more than 6,000, including over 4,000 undergraduates and a male to female ratio of approximately 47% to 53%, with female students slightly outnumbering male students. Campbell University’s main campus is located in a beautiful 1,300 acres of land, featuring more than 130 buildings and the capacity to house approximately 2,000 students. Campbell University is ideally located in the world-renowned Research Triangle Regain, which serves as a nexus of businesses, educational institutions, and governmental organizations. The University’s roots, however, still run deep in the Harnett County community of Buies Creek, which offers students a small-town atmosphere with a strong sense of community.
More than 90 academic and pre-professional societies are recognized by Campbell University, including a number of Greek life organizations; political, service, and social groups; club and intramural sports; and plenty of other fitness and recreational activities. As an NCAA Division I-AA school, the majority of Campbell University’s varsity athletic teams compete in the Big South Conference, while its football team competes in the Pioneer Football League.