Your Journey to Distinction.

Christian higher education is the catalyst to a fulfilling life of loving God & your neighbor.

Christian colleges and universities prepare graduates to think critically, love extraordinarily, and serve selflessly. Transition from college to career through a world-class education.

Recent Student Stories

An extraordinary life is in your grasp.

The uniqueness of Christian higher education also lies in the bonds formed between students and faculty at each university, as students find mentors for both their education and faith formation in professors and leaders.

These relationships mold our students into individuals who love God and their neighbor, serving as beacons of hope in their communities throughout their lives.

Academic journeys begin from many different places and settings, and the stories and videos on this page reveal how a Christian college shaped these students for lives of service and Christian witness in the world.

Student Stories

We think you’ll find these stories as inspiring as we do. Our students and alumni know that no matter who they are or where they come from, there’s a Christian college or university that’s right for them.

CCCU Members

Integration of faith and learning. Unmistakable Christian formation. Service to the World.

  • Coding for Microsoft, Living for God 

About Us

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of more than 185 Christian institutions around the world. Since 1976, the CCCU has served as the leading national voice of Christian higher education.

With campuses across the globe, including more than 150 in the U.S. and Canada and more than 30 from an additional 19 countries, CCCU institutions are accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities whose missions are Christ-centered and rooted in the historic Christian faith. Most also have curricula rooted in the arts and sciences.

The CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth.