Mission, Vision, Values


James Madison University's mission, vision and values statements reaffirm the university's long-time commitment to meeting the needs of its students. In one simple sentence the mission states JMU's commitment to the country and society.

Mission Statement

We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

Vision Statement

To be the leading comprehensive university.

Values Statement

Our student-centered community values excellence, integrity and mutual respect.