Mission & Vision | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


Mission, Vision and Values

  • Mission

    Capital University transforms lives by empowering an inclusive community of learners through engaging academic, co-curricular, and professional experiences.


    Capital University is a vibrant and innovative leader in higher education. Our inclusive community supports access and ensures success for all.

    Students engage in the relevant and collaborative experiences necessary to be knowledgeable, resilient, and ethical citizens. They leave Capital prepared to make meaningful contributions in their communities and advance the common good.


    Student Success – We proactively support the academic, social, physical, mental, and spiritual development of every student as they pursue their academic and personal goals.

    Educational Excellence – Expert faculty and staff use evidence-based best practices to create intellectually challenging and personally supportive learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – We respect all identities, cultures, and perspectives, promote equity in access and opportunity, and foster a sense of belonging for all members of our community.

    Integrity – Through honesty, transparency, and hard work, we demonstrate our best selves and value the same in others.