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About Piedmont International University

Piedmont International University is an established provider of exceptional Christian higher education. Our passion is to graduate men and women who are thoroughly equipped to be successful global leaders who live abundant lives.

Piedmont's history dates back over a hundred years — one of its constituent colleges, the erstwhile John Wesley University, had its origins in 1903, and is recognized as the oldest undergraduate theological institution in North Carolina. In its modern form, PIU has been educating students for successful careers since 1945 and is proud to enable the success of thousands of graduates all over the world.

Amidst national concern about rising student debt, Piedmont is pioneering the delivery of exceptional academic curriculum in an affordable form. Our degree programs incorporate the latest research about employment trends and workplace skills gaps to provide students with a competitive advantage. And Piedmont puts classroom teaching first – emphasizing the quality of the learning experience as much as research, impact, and engagement. Our focus is student-centric and designed to ensure that you learn the competencies and skills sought by employers.

Join Piedmont's vibrant, values-based, and innovative community and prepare to become a future-focused leader.

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The Latest from PIU

The Roar is our student life blog that exists to serve both online and residential students. But even if you're not a student yet, our hope is that this blog makes it easier for you to stay up to date with what is going on at Piedmont International University.

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Latest News

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PIU COVID-19 Relief Scholarship Financial Support for New Students
Piedmont International University is deeply concerned about the adverse financial impacts on families due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, as a socially conscious university, we are offering employees and their family members in the airline, hospitality, food service, tourism, restaurant, travel, the education system (public, private, or higher education), entertainment, medical, recreation, law enforcement, or […]
Monday, March 30, 2020 3:39:30 PM

Commencement 2020 Cancelled due to Coronavirus
No one could have imagined two months ago when the semester started that an announcement like this one would have to be made. Piedmont International University commencement is only seven weeks away, but yesterday the CDC recommended that gatherings of more than fifty people should be halted for the next eight weeks. As a result, […]
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:11:41 PM

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement from Piedmont International University
While there are no known cases of coronavirus on our campus, the administration at Piedmont International University is closely monitoring the situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19 and it’s implications for our students, faculty, and staff. Follow our Coronavirus page for the latest updates on this developing situation.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:21 AM

Join us for the Sixth Annual Forty Days and Forty Nights of Prayer
Every spring our President calls on intercessors everywhere to join the Piedmont family for a season of intense, unrelenting prayer, and every year God answers in remarkable ways. Read all about it and consider taking the challenging but incredible journey with us this year.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:26:51 AM

Faculty Opinion Article on the Weak Legal Case Against Trump
The Khaleej Times published an article regarding the weak legal case against Trump in the recent impeachment trial. It was authored by Dr. Sandeep Gopalan of Piedmont International University. He writes: 58-52; 57-53. That’s the final scorecard in the highest stakes gladiatorial sport in the world – taking down the president of the United States. […]
Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:09:07 PM

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