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Mission and Objectives

Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth.

The University achieves its mission by accomplishing the following objectives or “portrait statements” which reflect characteristics of a Cedarville University graduate:

Glorify God

The Cedarville graduate exemplifies devotion to the triune God, Christlike character, and faithfulness to the teachings of the Scriptures.

Think Broadly and Deeply

The Cedarville graduate evaluates ideas, practices, and theories across disciplines within the framework of God’s revelation.

Communicate Effectively

The Cedarville graduate listens well, and produces and delivers clear, compelling, accurate, and truthful messages in a relevant, respectful manner.

Develop Academically and Professionally

The Cedarville graduate demonstrates competence and integrity in academic and professional endeavors.

Engage for Christ

The Cedarville graduate lives to further the mission of Christ in the world as an active influence in spiritual, moral, professional, and social spheres.