SOU Mission Statement
Southern Oregon University is an inclusive campus community dedicated to student success, intellectual growth, and responsible global citizenship.
Southern Oregon University is committed to
a challenging and practical liberal arts education centered on student learning, accessibility, and civic engagement;
academic programs, partnerships, public service, outreach, sustainable practices, and economic development activities that address regional needs such as health and human services, business, and education; and
outstanding programs that draw on and enrich our unique arts community and bioregion.