Catholic Identity

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Catholic Identity

Founded and sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Viterbo is a Catholic, Franciscan University in the liberal arts tradition.

Mission Statement

The Viterbo University community prepares students for faithful service and ethical leadership.

Core Values

In keeping with the tradition of our Franciscan founders, we hold the following core values:

  • Contemplation, as we reflect upon the presence of God in our lives and work
  • Hospitality, as we welcome everyone we encounter as an honored guest
  • Integrity, as we strive for honesty in everything we say and do
  • Stewardship, as we practice responsible use of all resources in our trust
  • Service, as we work for the common good in the spirit of humility and joy