The mission of Winona State University-Rochester is to provides relevant and innovative life-long learning experiences to educate, enlighten and serve our citizenry to meet the needs of the community and region.
We offer undergraduate programs based on the traditions and values of the arts and sciences and an array of graduate and professional programs that are especially responsive to the needs of the Upper Midwest.
We prepare our graduates to serve generously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities.
A Community of Learners Improving Our World
What does this mean in Rochester? It means we are a community integrated campus with deep immersion into the healthcare, education, social services and technology industries. Students, staff and faculty engage in intellectual and volunteer activities that directly support individuals, families and the community.