Mission, Vision Statement and Core Values


Rocky Vista University provides quality healthcare education while inspiring students to serve with compassion, integrity and excellence.

Vision Statement

Achieving New Heights in Medical Education.

Core Values

Mutual respect, collaboration, and the open exchange of ideas advance mutual goals and facilitate individual growth.

The willingness to be engaged with the needs of others.

The recognition, reflection, and representation of individual differences within a community including, but not limited to culture, race, age, ethnicity or national origin, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, spiritual practices, political beliefs, mental and physical ability, socioeconomic status, individual life experiences, or other ideologies.

The implementation of unbiased policies and practices to ensure everyone has access to opportunities along with needs-based distribution of resources to obtain positive outcomes so that all individuals and groups may attain their full potential and no one is deprived regardless of identity, abilities, background, or socially determined circumstances.

The commitment to exceed expectations in education.

The dynamic process of creating a welcoming environment that increases awareness, knowledge, and empathetic understanding to enable individuals with diverse backgrounds, abilities, insights, and experiences to interact in an open, fair, respectful, equitable, and collaborative fashion.

Delivering new and creative ways to provide healthcare education while consistently demonstrating compassion, integrity, and excellence.

The quality of living a unified life in which one's convictions are well-considered and match one's actions, demonstrating fairness, honesty, sincerity, professionalism, and a consistent commitment to our mission, vision, and values.

Through active service, we support one another and seek to meet the needs of the larger community.