Mission: The mission of ursinus college is to enable students to become independent, responsible, and thoughtful individuals through a program of liberal education. That education prepares them to live creatively and usefully, and to provide leadership for their society in an interdependent world.
Programs: Academic instruction: the college provides education leading to either bachelor of arts or bachelor of sciences degrees to full-time undergraduate students from various states and countries, most of who reside in campus residence halls.
student services, including housing, room & board, and athletics: the college offers living accommodations for most of its students in either traditional residence halls integrated into the campus, or in renovated historic homes in the community that border the campus. Students may choose from a variety of meal plans and may choose to take their meals in the main dining hall, or in zack's, the campus grill and snack bar. Ursinus offers opportunities to achieve athletic and personal goals through intercollegiate athletics, club sports and intramural programs. Over 85% of ursinus students integrate some aspect of the athletic program into their lives at the college.