Anna Maria College Mission and Values

As a Catholic institution inspired by the ideals of the Sisters of Saint Anne, Anna Maria College educates students to become individuals who will transform their world as ethical leaders and community-oriented professionals.

Anna Maria College: Our Values

Faith and Reason

Drawing upon the Catholic intellectual tradition, the academic environment provides students an education that honors faith and reason as complementary paths of wisdom in the search for truth and meaning.

Liberal Arts

The College prepares students to adapt to future challenges with creativity and innovation, by integrating a liberal arts education with personal development and professional achievement.

Service to Community

In line with the values of the foundresses, the College stimulates within students a sense of responsibility and dedication to the community through selfless service to family, friends, colleagues and those in need.

Justice and Peace

Acknowledging our place within the world, the College emboldens students to identify injustices and to contribute peaceful solutions to them.

Development of the Whole Person

A balanced education, curricular and co-curricular, aims to inspire holistic personal growth in students as lifelong learners.

Cultivation of Personal Moral Responsibility

We expect students to develop as ethically responsible human beings, through serious reflection and active engagement.

Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome all, regardless of background, and encourage critical thought and ideas in the pursuit of truth.

Anna Maria College Encourages a Lifestyle Capable of Sustaining these Values in Balance.