Our Mission

Proposed Mission and Vision Statements (pending Higher Learning Commission approval)

Marygrove College Mission and Vision
Approved by Corporate Member Board, Oct 20, 2017


Marygrove College, an independent, Catholic graduate institution, sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary:

  • Educates students from diverse backgrounds
  • Fosters values-based leadership
  • Provides innovative graduate studies and professional development toward career enhancement and social responsibility
  • Serves as an institutional leader within the city of Detroit


Our students, as citizen-leaders, will inspire transformative change in their workplaces, communities, and society through their intellectual rigor and professional excellence, creativity and imagination, active compassion for others, and life-long commitment to a just, humane, and inclusive world.

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Current Mission

Marygrove College, an independent Catholic liberal arts college sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is committed to fostering Christian values, to educating students from diverse backgrounds, and to serving the people of Metropolitan Detroit and beyond. The fundamental purpose of Marygrove College is to educate each student toward intellectual and professional competence; toward career flexibility through grounding in the liberal arts; and toward active compassion and commitment.

To this end, Marygrove provides a personalized learning environment which, through excellent teaching in its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs, sets for its students these goals:


The ability to understand and participate effectively in the promise of our evolving world.


The capacity to care about and respect the worth and dignity of people.


The will to act responsibly based upon one’s beliefs and to contribute to the building of a more just and humane world.

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