Calvin College is committed to shaping the hearts and minds of young people, creating skilled and visionary leaders. As one of the largest Christian colleges in North America, Calvin has been highly recognized as a center for liberal arts teaching and scholarship since 1876. Calvin is committed to academic excellence while remaining distinctively Christian, equipping students with knowledge, skills, and virtues to help them impact culture in a relevant, ever-reforming way.
Calvin’s global impact is reflected in its mission statement: Through our learning, we seek to be agents of renewal in the academy, church, and society. We pledge fidelity to Jesus Christ, offering our hearts and lives to do God’s work in God’s world.