Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Statement

Grand View engages, equips and empowers learners to explore their vocations, fulfill their potential and serve the world. Enriched by its Danish Lutheran heritage, Grand View is a School for Life*

*A Danish educational concept representing a community bound together by a love of lifelong learning

Vision Statement

To be a leader in innovative education that integrates knowledge, learning, skills and transformational experiences to ignite curiosity and prepare adaptable, independent, creative and confident people.


The core values at Grand View University provide a foundation for faculty, staff, and students to fulfill the mission and achieve the vision of the institution. 

  • Excellence: Consistently surpassing expectations
  • Inclusive Community: A campus community that values all members and appreciates our differences
  • Adaptability: Adjusting to our changing world through resilience, flexibility and openness
  • Faith: An individual’s experience of, or a belief in, a power apart from the self
  • Global Curiosity: An open-minded interest in cultural understanding that fosters discovery and growth
  • Agility: Proactive intelligent improvement and innovation
  • Positivity: A constructive and optimistic mindset

Read About Our Lutheran Heritage