University description (as per official university website)
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is an accredited Christian university that offers recognized degrees in the arts, music, music therapy, theology and church ministries.
Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CMU has over 1,600 students at three campuses: The Shaftesbury Campus in southwest Winnipeg; at Menno Simons College, its campus at the University of Winnipeg; and through Outtatown, CMU's eight-month adventure and discipleship program that finds students serving and learning in western Canada, South Africa and Guatemala. .
At CMU we value excellence in teaching, challenging academics, rigorous thinking, strong community life and practical preparation for a career. As a Christian university, we do this within a framework of faith in God, and with the conviction that faith makes a difference in how we understand our world.
CMU was chartered by the Province of Manitoba in 1998. Its first classes were held in 2000-01. It is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
CMU builds on over 60 years of history and tradition from the three colleges that were amalgamated to form the university: MBBC/Concord College, Canadian Mennonite Bible College and Menno Simons College.
CMU is officially supported by Mennonite Church Canada and the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba.
Canadian Mennonite University is an innovative Christian university, rooted in the Anabaptist faith tradition, moved and transformed by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Through teaching, research and service CMU inspires and equips women and men for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
(approved by the Board of Governors October, 2003)