Brandon University’s mission is to shape the whole person and enable students to make a positive difference as citizens and leaders. In a welcoming and supportive setting, the University emphasizes research, scholarship, critical thinking, performance, artistic creation, communication and participation, as a means of imparting value and meaning to society and contributing to the public good. Brandon University nurtures and develops excellence in its programs, attracts an outstanding faculty, defends academic freedom, preserves knowledge, and sustains a scholarly community where cultural differences are valued.
The University strives to complement its primary mission of teaching and research by sharing the expertise of its staff, its information resources, and its facilities with the greater community. Brandon University offers Undergraduate degrees within Arts, Science, Music, Education, Physical Education Studies, Business Administration, Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, and First Nations & Aboriginal Counselling. Graduate degrees are available within Education, Music, and Rural Development. Prospective students can apply to Brandon online or by sending the application form by mail.