Tusculum University provides a comprehensive education in a Judeo-Christian environment, grounded in a civic, liberal, and medical arts curriculum with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement.


Tusculum strives to actualize educational excellence and ongoing relevance through our third century by:

  • Establishing transformative living and learning communities,
  • Reflecting institutional integrity through aspirational leadership and academic innovation,
  • Distinguishing Tusculum University alumni as leading citizen-scholars, and
  • Maximizing individual, group, and community fiscal support and partnerships to promote innovation.


Integrity: Encompassing honesty and trustworthiness, all members of the Tusculum University Community value and live with integrity, respect and virtue in communications, relationships and actions.

Education: We value a balanced education grounded in the civic and liberal arts and career preparedness. Our goal is for students to develop practical wisdom, global literacy, critical and independent thinking, and an appreciation for life-long learning, diversity and inclusion.

Civic Responsibility: We value our unique heritage in the civic arts and the Judeo-Christian tradition, and seek to develop citizen-scholars who will serve their communities throughout the world. We develop students as leaders who problem solve with reflective judgment.