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Virginia Union University is nourished by its African American heritage and energized by a commitment to excellence and diversity. Its mission is to:

  1. Provide a nurturing intellectually challenging and spiritually enriching environment for learning;
  2. Empower students to develop strong moral values for success; and
  3. Develop scholars, leaders, and lifelong learners of a global society.

To accomplish this mission, Virginia Union University offers a broad range of educational opportunities that advances liberal arts education, teaching, research, science, technology, continuing education, civic engagement, and international experiences.

Vision Statement

Virginia Union University is a premier liberal arts urban institution of higher education and center of excellence for the preparation of students and the development of leaders for tomorrow’s world.