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Johnson C. Smith University is a progressive liberal arts university located in the heart of Charlotte, NC, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Comprehensive Colleges in the South.
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Big things are happening here.



JCSU just launched a new degree in Visual & Performing Arts with concentrations in Dance, Theatre, Studio Art, Graphic Art, and Film. The program’s innovative teaching and performance space opens fall 2010.


The student center underwent a complete transformation and reopened fall 2009. The center features a pizza café, Wii™ systems, pool tables, lounge areas, a performance stage, and more.


Students now have the opportunity to travel abroad with JCSU’s Go Global! initiative. The program gives every JCSU freshman a free passport.