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Mission & Values

The Avila University Mission

 

Avila University, a Catholic University founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

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Read some inspiring stories of how Avila's faculty and staff are living out the mission of Avila (PDF).

 

Community Values

Guided by our Catholic identity as expressed through the heritage and visions of the Sisters of St. Joseph, the Avila community values...

  • Excellence in teaching and learning
  • The worth, dignity and potential of each human being
  • Diversity and its expression
  • The development of the whole person
  • Right relationships, with God, self, others and creation
  • Service with the dear neighbor

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The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

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44th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction

avila transfer student appreciation week november 4 - 8

We Are Family Steer Dinner and Auction

Join your Avila family and celebrate at the
44th annual Steer Dinner & Auction on February 1 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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