About MSSU

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University Mission

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International Education

The University prepares its students to be global citizens in fulfillment of its statewide mission.

Liberal Arts Education

The University commits to a comprehensive program of general education requirements for all students.

Teaching and Learning

The University provides exemplary teaching and learning as supported by scholarship and creative expression.

Student Success

The University commits to the academic, personal and career success of its students.

Community Service

The University leads the intellectual, creative, cultural and economic advancement of our communities.