Learn what our mission and vision call us to do both through our university and our media outlets.


Mission Statement

University of Northwestern – St. Paul exists to provide Christ-centered higher education, equipping students to grow intellectually and spiritually, to serve effectively in their professions, and to give God-honoring leadership in the home, church, community, and world.

Vision Statement

2 Corinthians 5:14, Proverbs 1:7, Matthew 28:19

Because of God’s compelling love, we will teach wisdom and understanding to reach all nations for Christ.

UNW Media Mission

Northwestern Media exists to lead people to Christ and nurture believers in their spiritual growth through Christ-centered media—a mission that started with our first radio station in 1949.

University of Northwestern – St. Paul provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, medical status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, genetic makeup (including family medical history), status as a veteran, or other applicable protected class status. In accord with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e I(a)), University of Northwestern has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with Northwestern’s Doctrinal Statement and Declaration of Christian Community.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In accordance with applicable federal and state laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments, the University of Northwestern – St. Paul does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law applicable to the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, in its education programs and activities, in employment policies and practices, and all other areas of the University. As a faith-based institution, the University is exempted from certain laws and regulations concerning discrimination. The University maintains the right, with regard to admissions, enrollment, employment, and other matters, to uphold and apply its religious beliefs related to, among other issues, marriage, sex (gender), gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexual activity.