Mission and Vision

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Mission Statement

University of Northwestern – St. Paul exists to provide Christ-centered higher education equipping students to grow intellectually and spiritually, to serve effectively in their professions, and to give God-honoring leadership in the home, church, community and world.

Vision Statement

Because of God's compelling love, we will teach wisdom and understanding to reach all nations for Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:14, Proverbs 1:7, Matthew 28:19

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    Doctrinal Statement


    Gain an understanding of the biblical doctrines on which Northwestern is founded.

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    Declaration of Christian Community


    Learn how we live out our commitment to a Christ-centered community as employees, students, and members of leadership.

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    Philosophy of Education


    Get a deeper understanding of our beliefs, values, and educational framework.

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    Living out my Faith


    Wondering how your faith will grow at Northwestern? Our community is committed to your spiritual formation and growth. Faith is woven through classes, residence halls, and all aspects of community...

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