As an expression of the teaching mission of Jesus Christ, the mission of the University of Providence is to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal education for living and for making a living.
The University of Providence was founded through the collaborative efforts of the Sisters of Providence, the Ursuline Sisters, the Catholic Bishop of Great Falls and the civic community all of whom recognized societal need for higher education. Its educational mission, sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, continues to be the shared endeavor of dedicated people.
- The University cooperates with both private and public institutions to attain goals consistent with its educational purpose and values.
- The University continually and responsibly evaluates its operation and programs. It develops professional and career programs and continuing education courses designed in view of society’s present and future needs as well as traditional academic degrees in appropriate fields.
- The University offers students a foundation for actively implementing Gospel values and the teaching of Jesus within the Catholic tradition; it serves students of all beliefs who wish to take advantage of its programs.