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Vision, Mission, and Core Values

The University of La Verne will be nationally recognized for its enriching and relevant educational experience, which prepares students to achieve more than they ever imagined.

University Mission

The University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of traditional-age, adult, and graduate learners, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to life-long learning across the liberal arts and professional programs.

Core Values of the University of La Verne

  • Ethical Reasoning: The university affirms a value system that actively supports peace with justice, respect of individuals and humanity, and the health of the planet and its people. Students are reflective about personal, professional, and societal values that support professional and social responsibility.
  • Diversity and Inclusivity: The university supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty, and staff.
  • Lifelong Learning: The university promotes intellectual curiosity and the importance of lifelong learning. It teaches students how to learn, to think critically, to be capable of original research, and to access and integrate information to prepare them for continued personal and professional growth.
  • Community and Civic Engagement: The university asserts a commitment to improving and enhancing local, regional, and global communities.