A culturally diverse learning environment.

Vision Statement

We aspire to create a thriving community of fully devoted followers of Jesus in a spiritually contagious, academically excellent, richly resourced, and culturally diverse learning environment that attracts outstanding students, faculty, and staff who influence our world for Christ, his church, and his kingdom.

Diversity Statistics

15% students of color. 4% international students from 27 countries including:

Dominican Republic

Ivory Coast

South Africa
South Korea

Admissions Information

International Students

If you are interested in applying, contact admissions, or apply online.

Visit CU

We offer accommodations for students and parents of color traveling to visit Cornerstone University for a prospective student visit day. Students can stay up to two nights in the residence halls (meals included). Parents accompanying students on the visit have the option to stay in complimentary on-campus guest apartment. Reservations are based on a first come first served basis and must be scheduled through the Campus Visit Coordinator in the Admissions Office at 1.800.787.9778 or visitCU@cornerstone.edu.

For students of color traveling from 250 land miles or more, we encourage you to take advantage of the Fly to CU Program.

Community Matters | Student Organizations

  • Multicultural Organization: Engages cultural awareness through seminars, student activities and mentoring opportunities.
  • The Gathering: Dedicated to enhancing the academic, professional, and social development of African American students within the CU community.
  • Ritmos: Promotes cultural knowledge, understanding, and fellowship among our Hispanic population.
  • Taste of the World: Students have the opportunity to celebrate difference cultures by sampling foods from around the world.
  • Mu Kappa: We embrace Missionary Kids who have grown up in third-world cultures, bringing a unique perspective to our campus.
  • International Justice Mission: Campus chapter dedicated to ending injustice and oppression overseas.

Academics Matter | Student Opportunities

  • Diversity Committee: Staff and faculty meet on the Diversity Committee to implement initiatives to bring diversity in and out of the classroom.
  • Study Abroad: With nearly 20 study abroad programs in places like Australia, China, Oxford, and Dubai, our scholars experience cultural immersion while developing in their field and influencing the world for Christ.

Resources Matter | Student Assistance

  • Financial Aid: CU offers scholarships for students of color including the Multicultural Scholarship, Global Scholarship, and Urban Minority Scholarship.
  • Urban Family Ministries: CU students partner with Urban Family Ministries to provide resources to inner city kids and build relationships with urban families.