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Transforming Lives for Godly Service, Vocational Distinction, and Cultural Engagement

Cedarville University is bold about preparing outstanding professionals who will use their in-demand skills and professional influence to make a difference for Jesus Christ. We are bold about the Gospel and helping you pursue God’s call on your life. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to go boldly wherever God leads.

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Biblical Worldview

With a Bible minor built into all undergraduate programs and biblical integration in every course, Cedarville is driven by an unwavering commitment to the inerrancy and authority of Scripture. You’ll learn the Gospel and be challenged to live and share it.

Comprehensive Academics

Few Christian universities can match the breadth and quality of Cedarville’s program mix. Choose from the liberal arts or the professions, undergraduate or graduate, residential or online — more than 130 sought-after programs available.

Worship and Community

Truly like nowhere else, our daily chapel is the heartbeat of our campus community. Students, faculty, and staff gather each weekday for dynamic worship and great preaching. Chapel is what makes Cedarville feel like family and is the top-rated experience on campus!

Return on Investment

You’ll emerge from Cedarville prepared to succeed in a highly competitive professional environment — our 97% placement rate affirms that success! More importantly, you’ll be equipped to make a Gospel impact through your vocation wherever God calls.

97.5% of graduates employed or in grad school within six months.

Students from 49 states and 41 countries build global career and ministry network.

Top 5 in U.S. for professors’ engagement with students, says The Wall Street Journal.

100% of freshmen receive scholarships – $15,000 average.

Experience Cedarville

Take a look at Cedarville University and experience the people, the programs, and the passions that make it a truly special place.

This Is Cedarville

Hear about Cedarville's academically challenging, distinctly Christian education that is transforming students' lives for Gospel impact.

1,000 Days

Our President, Dr. Thomas White, shares his passion for transforming students' lives during their 1,000 days on campus.

Best Campus Visit Yet

Take a look at campus from a student's point of view.

Cedarville by the Numbers

Numbers can tell a story if you just listen. Get a quick snapshot of the important facts and figures behind the Cedarville experience.

The Barn | CUGO

A ministry team of Cedarville students make weekly visits to The Barn, building relationships and pointing high school students to Jesus.

Cedarville Yellow Jackets NCAA Athletics

The Yellow Jackets have a long tradition of competitive success, exciting fan moments, and teamwork at its very best.

Beautifully Uncomfortable

Rebecca Gendron shares how her #CUGO trip to Turkey encouraged her to not settle for a comfortable life, but a life sold out for Christ.

We Are One: Diversity at Cedarville

Students describe diversity in all aspects of life at Cedarville, from activities to spiritual growth to developing a biblical worldview.


Upcoming Events

  • Worship 4:24 Conference

    Mark your calendar now and plan to attend the Worship 4:24 Conference at Cedarville University on January 26-27, 2018. Co-sponsored by the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio and the Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship, this conference is designed to equip worship leaders, musicians, bands, praise teams, choirs, tech crews, and students to be effective leaders. This year’s conference will include a worship concert on Friday evening and general sessions and breakouts on both Friday and Saturday.

  • CU Monday

    Get a firsthand look at all that Cedarville has to offer. You’ll enjoy a full day of activities, including attending a class and chapel, touring campus, and hearing what students have to say about their Cedarville experience.

  • All Access Registration

    What: All-Access Orientation Who: Accepted students who will attend Cedarville University in fall 2018 Where: Cedarville University When: March 16, 2018 and April 20, 2018 Why: Experience life 'behind the scenes' at Cedarville — spend time exploring your major, attending classes, taking a final tour, and staying overnight with students to experience a Friday night on campus!

  • Baskerville

    This “mystery with a twist” was called “comedy gold … the perfect mix of slapstick and thrills” by TheaterMania and “ingeniously funny” by Broadway World. Sherlock Holmes and his trusted assistant Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as the intrepid investigators navigate a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors portray more than 40 characters. Does a wild hound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the villains in time? Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be! For all performance dates and times, visit:

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Cedarville University

Welcome to Cedarville University, an exceptional Christian university in Southwest Ohio. As one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest, Cedarville University attracts 3,963 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 130 areas of study. Founded in 1887 for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville is recognized nationally as a Baptist college with caring, authentic community; rigorous and Christ-centered academic programs; strong graduation and retention rates; intentional focus on the Gospel; accredited professional and health science majors; and leading student satisfaction ratings. Cedarville University has been honored as one of the top-ranked Christian universities granting bachelor’s degrees and a "best college" for studying the Bible. Cedarville University academic teams regularly win or rank in the top tier of national and international competitions. Cedarville is also recognized among the best universities in Ohio. Schedule a visit at one of today’s top Christian colleges in Ohio and the greater Midwest by calling 1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784) or going online.