Campbell University

Dunn, North Carolina, United States
Then a 25-year-old Baptist minister, J.A. Campbell founded Campbell University in 1887 when there were no other schools in the area. We continue his vision today to serve our community and to prepare students to lead with purpose.

About

History

On Jan. 5, 1887, James Archibald Campbell, a 26-year-old Baptist minister, welcomed 16 students to a small church in Buies Creek, N.C., for the first day of classes for the school he founded: Buies Creek Academy. By the end of the first term, there were 92 students. 

Education

150 plus programs. 10 academic divisions. 1 mission.

Research

The Office of Sponsored Research & Programs (OSRP) provides leadership and support to faculty members seeking to obtain external funding for university-approved research, programs, projects, equipment, scholarly activities, or creative endeavors that benefit our students and/or the community.

Services

Housing services

Residence Life provides a unique on-campus experience that offers learning opportunities to supplement your education. From your first visit to campus through graduation, Residence Life is invested in providing you with support, guidance, and friendship.

ICT services

  • Computing Services
  • Antivirus
  • Malware and Spyware 
  • Student Email 
  • Recommended Systems
  • Student Network

Medical services

Our board-certified medical providers work in six different specialties:

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Wellness Programs

Student Life

Campus life

We offer hundreds of extra-curricular options, including over 100 student groups and clubs, eight Greek Life organizations, over 30 club and intramural sports, 21 Fighting Camels sports programs, and four student media outlets.

Sports facilities

The Campbell University Club Sport Program offers a different outlet for students in the area of recreation with various sports and activities. Club Sports offer Campbell University students an alternative to intramural sports and intercollegiate athletics. The level of competition varies from club to club. Some clubs meet for pure recreational, while others compete with surrounding universities and participate in various tournaments across the United States.

Student clubs

The Inter-Organizational Council (IOC) is a council made up of a representative of every club and organization on campus. The IOC meetings allow different clubs and organizations on campus an opportunity to share ideas and to become familiar with the activities planned. IOC also provides rewards for clubs and organizations that are active and influential in campus life. IOC representatives are encouraged to share information given at IOC meetings with their club members. IOC is chaired by the Vice President of the Student Government Association and is advised by the Director of Student Activities.

Accreditation

Campbell University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters, Education Specialist, and Doctorate degrees.

Dunn, North Carolina, United States