The mission of Fairmont State is to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their professional and personal goals and discover roles for responsible citizenship that promote the common good.
By providing rigorous programs of study in the Behavioral Sciences, Language and Literature, and Social Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts fulfills its mission to engage students in pursuit of intellectual excellence and global awareness, bringing them to join with faculty mentors in the discoveries, both personal and professional, to be realized through Scholarship, Opportunity, Achievement, and Responsibility, Fairmont State’s core values.
The mission of the College of Science and Technology is to promote effective student learning in science, math and technology to prepare top-quality graduates for their future endeavors.
The School of Business at Fairmont State University is committed to delivering a quality business education through effective teaching in a caring learning environment that is responsive to the shared needs of students, employers, and the community.
The School of Education, Health and Human Performance embraces their responsibility to enhance the educational, civic and economic life of children, families and communities in West Virginia.
The School of Fine Arts enhances student learning and the quality of life in our community through creative processes which reflect the human experience.
In the School of Nursing and Allied Health Administration, the mission of the Fairmont State University is to provide quality nursing education to people in north central West Virginia and beyond.
Fairmont State University aspires to be nationally recognized as a model for accessible learner-centered institutions that promote student success by providing comprehensive education and excellent teaching, flexible learning environments and superior services.