Mission, Vision, and Values


Jacksonville University empowers students for life-long growth as global citizens through a transformative, innovative educational experience, built on excellence in community-centered service.


The Jacksonville University learning and living community values:

  • leadership
  • community
  • wellness
  • integrity
  • respect
  • curiosity


Affirming the importance of scholarship, leadership, creativity, and service, Jacksonville University prepares students to build better communities and make meaningful contributions to an increasingly connected society. As a community, we aspire to:

  • provide a distinctive campus experience for students, faculty, staff and visitors
  • deliver undergraduate and graduate programs that are nationally recognized for quality and innovation
  • be a center for intellectual and creative excellence and respectful discourse
  • produce high quality research through undergraduate and graduate programs
  • serve as an engine to economic vitality in northeast Florida