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NJCU Mission Statement

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  • The New Jersey City University mission is to provide a diverse population with an excellent university education. The University is committed to the improvement of the educational, intellectual, cultural, socio-economic, and physical environment of the surrounding urban region and beyond.

    NJCU Vision Statement


    New Jersey City University will become a nationally recognized leader in urban public higher education.

    Implementation


    New Jersey City University proves commitment to its urban mission by:

    • Sustaining, celebrating, and promoting academically an understanding of community diversity;
    • Tapping the rich resources of the urban setting and cultures for the benefit of its learners; and,
    • Employing its knowledge resources, via faculty and students and with partner organizations, to identify and solve urban challenges.
       

    New Jersey City University prepares its students to demonstrate proficiency in learning outcomes that include:

    • Effective written and oral communication;
    • Quantitative literacy;
    • Critical thinking;
    • Information and technology literacy;
    • Responsible citizenship in a culturally-complex world; and,
    • Knowledge of their disciplinary or interdisciplinary fields.

    To achieve this mission, New Jersey City University:

    • Extends opportunity to college-ready and motivated learners;
    • Delivers high-quality educational programs;
    • Emphasizes experiential as well as theoretical learning;
    • Provides effective services to support learner success;
    • Sets high expectations for learner accomplishment;
    • Maintains a safe, pleasant environment that is conducive to learning; and,
    • Promotes an institutional culture which values excellent teaching, scholarly achievement, creative activity, and lifelong learning.

    Learn why NJCU may be just the place to achieve your vision.