|Campus Setting:||New England Mid-size city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
The University's mission is to enhance its position as the preeminent comprehensive metropolitan public university of the State of Connecticut. As a learning community grounded in the values of liberal education, the University is committed to students distinguished by their intellectual competencies, their skills for flexible adaptation to global change, and by their habits of cultural enrichment for life-long inquiry. As the lead institution of advanced study in the CSU system, SCSU is committed to the professional preparations of graduate learners for success in their careers and in service to their communities. As an academic environment, the University is committed to innovative teaching strategies, scholarship, and creative activities that produce knowledge, refresh faculty expertise, and amplify teaching effectiveness.