Mission & Vision

Turning students who want a chance into citizens who get things done.


The mission of Mayville State University is to educate and guide students, as individuals, so that they may realize their full career potential and enhance their lives. We do this in an environment that reflects our tradition of personal service, commitment to innovative technology-enriched education and dynamic learning relationships with community, employers and society.

As a member of the North Dakota University System, Mayville State University offers undergraduate degrees.


    • Collaborative relationships with schools, employers, and communities contribute to the economic growth and social vitality of North Dakota.
    • Provide effective support for appropriate applications of information technologies to instruction and administration.
    • Academic programs and services address real-world career and North Dakota workforce opportunities. Innovative, flexible delivery of instruction meets the needs of the individual.
    • Enrollment and revenue develops through retention, recruiting and new opportunities.
    • Assessment and improvement of student learning promotes positive outcomes and institutional effectiveness.


To be known for continuing academic excellence in a cooperative, enjoyable learning environment that anticipates and responds to individual needs.