Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Core Values
Vision 2020 Statement
By 2020, through excellence and innovations in teaching, research, service, and learning, Nova Southeastern
University will be recognized by accrediting agencies, the academic community, and the general public as a premier,
private, not-for-profit university of quality and distinction that engages all students and produces alumni who serve
with integrity in their lives, fields of study, and resulting careers.
Mission Statement
The mission of Nova Southeastern University, a private, not-for-profit institution, is to offer a diverse array of
innovative academic programs that complement on-campus educational opportunities and resources with accessible,
distance-learning programs to foster academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, leadership, research, and commitment
to community through engagement of students and faculty members in a dynamic, lifelong learning environment.
Core Values
Academic Excellence
Student Centered
The Mission Statement, Vision 2020 Statement, and Core Values
were adopted by the NSU Board of Trustees on March 28, 2011.