Vision Statement 2013-14

To educate women and men in the Jesuit tradition for life, leadership and service in a global society. Our overall performance is exceptional – we consistently raise our expectations and meet our objectives.
  • Our enrollment exceeds 2,600 students
  • We operate 5 successful schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, and University College
  • We are operationally excellent in all we do
  • Our employees know they are the reason we are successful


We are a national leader in Higher Education.
  • We lead the nation in undergraduate research participation
  • Our learning outcomes are seen as a model for others
  • Every local community can taut a success attributable to the work of WJU students
  • Our educational operations are self-funding
  • Our alumni giving participation rate is the highest among Jesuit Universities
We provide our students with a vibrant and distinctive experience.
  • 100% of our students participate in co-curricular activities including athletics, fine & performing arts, and clubs
  • We are a leader in providing exciting, career-oriented internship opportunities
  • Our symbiotic relationship with the community revitalizes Wheeling
  • Our student retention rate is the envy of other institutions
There is global awareness of WJU.
  • 20% of our student body comes from more than 50 countries outside the U.S.
  • Our paradigm of “service abroad” supplements study abroad
  • Every Jesuit high school worldwide knows of WJU
  • Our HealthE, rural electronic medical record solution has been adopted around the world


To build and nurture a culture of
  • Performance,
  • Respect,
  • And cooperation