Mission Statements


Yale is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice. Yale educates aspiring leaders worldwide who serve all sectors of society. We carry out this mission through the free exchange of ideas in an ethical, interdependent, and diverse community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Wellesley College:

To provide an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world.

Yale and Wellesley, two types of higher education institutions which are different in their size, academic disciplines, gender constitutes, etc. However, they value the similar things in their mission statements, e.g., diversity, leadership, disciplined thinking and practice. If we take a look at hundreds of mission statements across universities and college, we will find lots of similar statements. Those mission statements may help students explore the final destinations of higher education and what they will lean in their college life.