Academic Mission and Vision

Academic Mission and Vision

Adopted by the University of Dallas Board of Trustees on May 29, 2020.

University of Dallas Vision Statement

Academic excellence embodied in a rigorous Catholic education dedicated to a lifelong pursuit of wisdom, truth and virtue.

Elaboration of the Vision Statement

The University of Dallas aims to provide the paradigm for Catholic university education.  It seeks to do this through combining a comprehensive liberal education with disciplined formation in a wide variety of majors and graduate programs in a manner unmatched by any other Catholic university. 

Through its rigorous and intimate approach to educating the whole person, the University of Dallas cultivates in current, past, future, and lifelong students those habits of mind and heart that  enable them to live flourishing personal and professional lives in service to their families, communities, country and faith.

Refer to the University of Dallas Mission, Vision and Core Values.