Mansfield University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Mansfield University is dedicated to a personalized education with all programs grounded in the liberal arts. As a small, comprehensive public university, we are committed to promoting leadership development through character, scholarship, cultural awareness and service to others. Through our passion for learning, we positively influence the world.

About

History

Mansfield University is a community in the best sense of the word. We look out for each other. We push ourselves to dream big. We work hard to achieve success. We care. Mansfield welcomed its first student in 1857 - and to this day, the University continues to seek and serve students with big dreams for their futures.

Research

Many of our chemistry and physics students experience research under the direction of the faculty. This research often leads to presentation at regional and national meetings typically during the summer months. Research also leads to publication in peer-reviewed journals. On the following pages you can find a summary of the research projects the faculty are currently involved in and a list of publications/presentations. 

Career

FOCUS is an online career planning tool enabling you to self-assess your career relevant qualities and explore occupations and majors that are most compatible with you.

Services

Student services

The mission of the Office of Student Retention at Mansfield University is to offer support, information, programs, and services which foster the success of our students. These initiatives are embedded in the Office of Student Retention, and then are conducted in collaboration with students, faculty, staff, and departments throughout the University. In helping students overcome challenges, the office provides leadership, assistance, or referrals as necessary.

Housing services

  • Amenities

Thoughtful building design incorporates a living-learning opportunity, promoting student academic success. Individual floors provide group project rooms and study lounges, space utilized by academic tutors, counselors, and study sessions for individual or team projects. Ground floor access to both buildings' multipurpose rooms affords abundant opportunity for lectures, performances, exhibits, or social functions.

Library services

The Library is located on the first four floors of North Hall and has several special features to promote the efficient use of information in both printed and electronic forms. The Library has been designed to highlight traditional subject strengths such as those for music and education and also to provide immediate access to electronic information via extensive computer networking. 

ICT services

  • High-speed wired and wireless internet connectivity
  • The Mansfield University Campus Technologies Division (CT) promotes, develops, acquires, installs and supports technology and enabling applications for students, faculty, and staff through group and individual initiatives on campus and in the region.

Medical services

Our university is concerned about each student's overall well-being while enrolled at MU. As such, one of the services we provide is an on-campus health clinic that meets the normal, day-to-day health needs of our students. 

Students are able to use this service at no additional charge.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Individual bathrooms in each suite (four styles to choose from in Oak and Sycamore and five styles in Spruce)
  • Ample numbers of private room options
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Preferential parking near building
  • Coed housing, every other unit
  • One-card security access and entry door camera coverage
  • Carpeted bedroom and living areas
  • Digital cable TV (all-digital, high-definition channels)

Sports facilities

The Club Sports program mission is to provide a broad spectrum of sport, recreation, competitive, and leisure activities for all students of Mansfield University. These activities should promote healthy lifestyles, wellness, leadership development, and physical activity. The Club Sports program is designed to enrich the University experience while providing a training ground for leadership, organizational development, and teaching with the support of the University community. The emphasis of the program is student leadership, development, and involvement.

Student clubs

There are many clubs & organizations at Mansfield University that provide a full range of opportunities for educational, faith & religion, politics, social, cultural, ethnic and recreational experiences to name a few. Students are encouraged to expand their education with out-of-class activities. Search for a group that interests you and get involved today!

Accreditation

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) – Committee on Professional Training (CPT)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing - ACEN 
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy (CoARC)
  • National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States