Mission, Core Themes, and Vision

“Seattle Pacific University is a Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community.”

–Seattle Pacific University Mission Statement

Core Themes

We have adopted three Core Themes to guide us as we engage the culture and help to bring about positive change in the world:

  • Academic Excellence and Relevance
  • Transformative and Holistic Student Experience
  • Vital Christian Identity and Purpose

University Vision

Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

Flowers on campus

Our Core Themes

Seattle Pacific University’s adopted three core themes to guide us in the coming years — regarding academics, student experience, identity and purpose, resources, and operations.

SPU students in a physics class

Students at the Table

Students are using active-learning classrooms, complete with “smart tables,” to put collaboration at the center of their learning.

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