Cairn University exists to educate students to serve Christ in the church, society, and the world as biblically minded, well-educated, and professionally competent men and women of character.
The mission of Cairn is clear and guides all efforts and planning at the University. It shapes every program and every course. It speaks of an education that focuses on the whole person, one that changes lives and prepares men and women to make a difference.
Cairn is a university committed to intellectual development. We uphold the idea that all truth is God’s truth and the biblical truth that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom. We purpose to impart to our students a proper knowledge of God, themselves, and the world in which they live. We are a Christian university committed to spiritual maturation and seek to develop the character of our students according to the teaching and example of the Lord Jesus Christ. We are a sending institution committed to a broad and integrated vision of Christian service. We strive to prepare students to the highest degree of professional competency and to instill in them a commitment to an intentional and obedient life of service to Christ in the church, society, and the world.
In the fulfillment of its mission, Cairn University endeavors to accomplish three institutional objectives: