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NDNU’s Mission and Vision Statements

NDNU buildingThe popularity of online education has given students a broad number of options when choosing a school and degree program to enhance their careers. With so many schools and programs now offering degrees online, it’s encouraging to know that Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) brings a respected reputation and a 160-year tradition of excellence in education to the fast-growing online learning environment.

Since 1851, NDNU has been committed to providing students with a high-quality learning environment in which to pursue their education and career goals. That environment is now accessible to students anywhere in the world through our online programs. These are taught by professors hand-picked for their academic credentials and their real-world, professional experience in the field, giving students a powerful resource for both academic achievement and career advice.

The essence of Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is expressed in our Mission and Vision Statements. These foundational principles of NDNU define NDNU’s purpose and goals.

Mission Statement

Founded upon the values of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and rooted in the Catholic tradition, Notre Dame de Namur University serves its students and the community by providing excellent professional and liberal arts programs in which community engagement and the values of social justice and global peace are integral to the learning experience. NDNU is a diverse and inclusive learning community that challenges each member to consciously apply values and ethics in his or her personal, professional and public life.

Vision Statement

Notre Dame de Namur University will be recognized as a leader in integrating community engagement into high quality academic programs. NDNU’s programs will be widely known for their innovative synthesis of liberal arts learning, professionally-oriented learning and core values.

If you’re seeking the convenience of online learning with a quality education, but without sacrificing the support and services of on-campus education, Notre Dame de Namur University is the right choice for you.