Mission & Vision | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


Mission, Vision and Values

  • Capital University is a comprehensive, private university, centered in contemporary Lutheran values, offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions.


    Transforming lives for a brighter world. 


    Purposeful People.
    Courageous Community.
    Hopeful Humanity. 


    Free Inquiry
    Cultivating open dialogue and critical exploration.

    Ethical Stewardship
    Acting in pursuit of human dignity and social justice.

    Challenging Boundaries
    Using multiple perspectives to create new knowledge and solutions.

    Authentic Contributions
    Developing and applying the innate gifts of each person for the good of society.

    Open Community
    Celebrating an empowering, faith-friendly environment of inclusion and respect.

    Embracing Hope
    Cultivating joy in our daily experience and optimism for a better future.