Hodges University Mission

Mission Statement

Hodges University provides transformational, learner-driven educational opportunities.

Vision Statement

Hodges University, with local roots and global reach, will be a prominent learning organization providing diverse educational experiences.


Respect: Valuing the talents and dignity of each individual.
Inclusion: Engaging all members of our communities by building on their varying perspectives, experiences, and traditions.
Integrity: Conducting all of our interactions and activities in an ethical manner.
Excellence: Providing superior educational experiences and services.

Strategic Priorities and Goals

Student Success
Provide educational experiences and support services that enable students to reach their educational goals.

  • Implement strategies to support student retention and persistence to graduation.
  • Continually increase placement of students in careers or professional opportunities.
  • Develop and promote activities to increase student engagement.

Academic Excellence
Provide outstanding programs through relevant programming, faculty professional development, and effective use of educational technology.

  • Design and implement educational programs and strategies that are reflective of market trends and meet regional and global educational needs.
  • Build and retain an excellent, diverse faculty.
  • Enhance student learning through initiatives designed to improve academic programs.

Administrative Effectiveness
Pursue excellence in all of our administrative operations.

  • To implement product or process improvements that will increase efficiency, improve quality of service, increase customer satisfaction, or support fiscal responsibility.
  • Attract and retain qualified, diverse personnel.
  • Increase the effectiveness of the institutional workforce.

Community Engagement
Enhance the university’s stature and reputation as a leader in the community by working closely with our many partners in the communities we serve.

  • Create and foster beneficial relationships with our communities, alumni, donors and friends of the University.
  • Design and implement initiatives that serve our communities.

Institutional Sustainability & Growth
Develop and implement initiatives to ensure current and future needs and aspirations of the university are met.

  • Research, plan, and develop educational experiences that increase enrollment.
  • Ensure the long-term fiscal sustainability of the institution.
  • Develop an institutional brand that differentiates and increases the visibility and image of Hodges University.

From the moment you walk into the door, they are there to help you succeed.

- Tamika Seaton

Did You Know?

Hodges University has been granted a charter for a Student Chapter of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

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