Our Mission

Fresno Pacific University develops students for leadership and service through excellence in Christian higher education.

Our Vision

Fresno Pacific is a leading Christian university known for academic excellence, innovative programming and spiritual vitality.

Our Values

Fresno Pacific University embodies Christ-centered values.

Christian Community

  • As church-related and prophetic
  • As Anabaptist, evangelical and ecumenical
  • As regional, international and culturally diverse

Service To Others

  • In teaching
  • In reconciliation and peacemaking
  • In action within the community to meet human need
  • In the promotion of social justice

Academic and Professional Excellence, Emphasizing

  • The liberal arts and sciences
  • The integration of theory and practice
  • Lifelong learning
  • A community of learners and scholarly dialog
  • Theological engagement

Student Focused

  • For the development of moral and ethical integrity and character
  • For the preparation of servant leaders for church and society
  • With respect and dignity for each person
  • Through mentoring and collaborating for success

Innovative and Responsive

  • Providing relevant programming and creative delivery
  • Adapting with integrity to changing environments