Essential Institutional Learning Outcomes

Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World through the Liberal Arts

Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring…

Contemporary Literacies

  • Humanities Literacy
  • Integrated Social Scientific Literacy (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
  • Scientific Literacy
  • Artistic Literacy



  • Faith and Reason. Drawing upon the Catholic intellectual tradition, the academic environment provides students an education that honors faith and reason as complementary paths of wisdom in the search for truth and meaning.
  • Liberal Arts. The College prepares students to adapt to future challenges with creativity and innovation, by integrating a liberal arts education with personal development and professional achievement.


Intellectual and Applied Skills

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance and demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems…

Contemporary Literacies

  • Critical Thinking Literacy
  • Communication Literacy
  • Professional Literacy
  • Information and Research Literacy



  • Development of the Whole Person. A balanced education, curricular and co-curricular, aims to inspire holistic personal growth in students as lifelong learners.


Personal and Social Responsibility

Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges…

Contemporary Literacies

  • Personal Literacy
  • National and Global Literacy
  • Moral Literacy
  • Critical Literacy



  • Service to Community. In line with the values of the foundresses, the College stimulates within students a sense of responsibility and dedication to the community through selfless service to family, friends, colleagues, and those in need.
  • Justice and Peace. Acknowledging our place within the world, the College emboldens students to identify injustices and to contribute peaceful solutions to them.
  • Cultivation of Personal Moral Responsibility. We expect students to develop as ethically responsible human beings, through serious reflection and active engagement.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. We welcome all, regardless of background, and encourage critical thought and ideas in the pursuit of truth.