Mission and vision

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Our mission

Union College is a Seventh-day Adventist community of higher education, inspired by Jesus Christ and dedicated to empowering students to learn, serve and lead.

Our vision

Union College mentors every student to become a highly sought graduate who serves joyfully in God’s calling.

Joyfully Living in God’s Calling
We mentor every student and employee to develop a personal spiritual journey and live God’s calling.

Student Mentorship
We make every student’s success our top priority through mentors who believe in and champion them.

Highly Sought Graduates
We prepare every student to be a highly sought graduate through development of soft skills such as leadership, communication, teamwork, problem solving, creativity and grit.

Empowered Employees
We develop and support every employee as our most important asset.

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Our educational goals

Union College is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for our students, and that commitment is reflected in our campus-wide educational goals.


Union College inspires students to value being a follower of Jesus Christ and integrate His calling in their lives.


Union College provides students with the knowledge, experience, and wisdom to be learners now and for a lifetime.


Union College equips students to live life as Jesus did, a life of service for humanity.


Union College prepares students to lead as members of their families, churches, workplaces, and communities.

Highly Sought Graduates

Union College cultivates students whose reputation for excellence attracts the attention of employers.