The mission of Southwestern Adventist University is to offer quality higher education in a Christ-centered environment shaped by Seventh-day Adventist and Christian values.
Southwestern Adventist University is to be a leader in Seventh-day Adventist higher education, and make significant contributions to religiously affiliated education in general.
- We believe that God is the ultimate source of meaning.
- We affirm the Seventh-day Adventist tradition of service.
- We are committed to the harmonious development of body, mind, and spirit.
- We are committed to educating free citizens, men and women of integrity, who value learning and inquiry.
- We are committed to the liberal arts tradition, which educates for life, not merely vocation.
Our Attitudes and Ideals
The University broadens the student's intellect, strengthens the spiritual dimension, contributes to social growth, fosters attitudes and practices of healthful living, develops a wholesome respect for the dignity of labor, and instills a sense of selfless service.