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Southern University and A& M College Mission Statement

The mission of Southern University and A&M College, an Historically Black, 1890 land-grant institution, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is to provide a student-focused teaching and learning environment that creates global leadership opportunities for a diverse student population where teaching, research, service, scholarly and creative expectations for students and faculty are achieved through the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs offered at the institution via different instructional modalities and via public service.

Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences Mission Statement

The mission of the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences is to provide quality academic disciplines that equip students with knowledge and encourage critical and independent thinking.  Our goal is to provide a premier education experience that prepares students for life in a democratic society nationally and globally. This goal aligns with the University's mission.