Visit JCSU

Johnson C. Smith University is located at 100 Beatties Ford Road, near the intersection of West Trade Street, Fifth Street and Rozzelles Ferry Road in Charlotte, N.C.

Charlotte is served by the major airlinesGreyhound and Trailway buses, as well as Amtrak. The campus is easily accessible from Interstate 85 and 77.


From Atlanta


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Driving directions from Atlanta

  • Take I-85 North
  • Take NC-16 Brookshire Blvd (Exit 36) toward / US-74E/Downtown 
  • Merge onto NC-16 S toward Charlotte/Bank of America Stadium
  • Take the ramp toward Beatties Ford Rd/JC Smith University
  • Merge onto French Street
  • JCSU campus is on your left.

From I-85 North


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Driving directions from I-85 North

  • Take I-85 South to I-77 South
  • Merge onto I-77 S/US-21 S (Exit 38) toward Columbia 
  • Take Fifth St./West Trade Street (Exit 10C)
  • Turn right onto W. 5th Street
  • Turn right onto Beatties Ford Road
  • JCSU Campus is on the right.

The information on this page is maintained by the University Communications and Marketing Department. For more information or questions please contact them directly at webmaster@jcsu.edu or 704.330.1401.