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About the University

About the University

Ӱԭ University, a co-educational Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842 in Ӱԭ, Pennsylvania. A premier institution of higher education, Ӱԭ provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others.

Since 1842, Ӱԭ University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others.  There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges – the , the , the , the  the , and . As students grow intellectually, Ӱԭ prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.