The University of Mindanao shall be guided by the following philosophy and values in the achievement of its vision, mission and goals.
A Movement towards a Well-Rounded Student Development. A continuous enhancement of all programs in the student development in order to deliver excellence to its student populace.
Innovative Management. The inherent capability to web corporate finances and human resources enabling the University student populace to benefit from its streamlined quality instruction and administrative services.
Openness to Grow. An academic organization in constant quest for innovations, the University tries out new and universal systems, know-how and discoveries to expose entire academic community especially its student population to the newest technology and expertise in different professional endeavors; and
Quest for Excellence. The University’s dynamic drive towards accreditation and linkages both national and international is its answer to the continued search for an oasis that will provide the key to bridge the gap between academic institutions and industry.