100 Beatties Ford Road Charlotte, NC 28216 704-378-1000
http://www.jcsu.edu admissions@jcsu.edu
About Johnson C. Smith University
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 100 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,404
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state N/A
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $15,004
  • Room and Board N/A
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,500
Johnson C. Smith University is dedicated to providing a world class education to its students. Highly motivated with diverse talents, the students at JCSU come from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds. The University provides an environment where they can explore and grow – intellectually, physically, socially, culturally and spiritually – and where they can develop a sense of social and civic responsibility. The University’s connections with businesses and organizations in Charlotte help teach students about the importance of community involvement, while also helping neighbors grow with the University.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Christian Association, Muslim Student Association
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus CIAA Basketball Tournament Tour, Weekly Aerobics Program, Movies, Dance Social, Leadership Institute, Bullfest Celebration, African Dance Classes, International Poetry Festival
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 17%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 5
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society, Beta Kappa Chi, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, Delta Psi Kappa, Pi Delta Tau Education Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Science
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People); National Association of Black Accountants (NABA); National Association of Black Engineers (NSBE); Student North Carolina Association of Educators; W. E. B.
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 11%
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte, NC (10), Charlotte, NC (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Charlotte, NC (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Charlotte, NC (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (22%), women's dorms (44%), men's dorms (34%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 32%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 68%
  • Number of students using college housing 70%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,600
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities The James B. Duke Library renovation was completed in September 1999. The infrastructure of the new library was designed to accommodate changes brought about by the technological revolution in the way information is exchanged and accessed. The building is
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 97,302
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Biddle Memorial Hall, a historical building, was constructed in 1883 and renovated in 2004. The newly renovated building houses the university administrative units. The new facility availble in the building includes new computer systems, climate conditio
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 291
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 470
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 176,312
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 528
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,299
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 60
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 22,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Charlotte - Mecklerburg Public Schools, Wachovia, Bank of America, Duke Energy, Luckheed Martin, IBM
  • Employed Students after 2 years 95%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%