The University will be of the highest standard, mounting programmes of relevance to the dictates of the economic and social development of Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, pursuing research at its very frontiers to contribute to the techno-economic and general development of Nigeria and its African neighbours.


To create a world-class University with innovation as its bedrock, demonstrating efficiency, raising quality, producing and empowering its products to be able to respond to the challenges of the local environment and the global challenges of development, and to be individuals of breaking out on their own in various endeavours.


The motto of the Hallmark University: ‘In Porsitiari Ad Excellentio’ which translated into English means ‘In Pursuit of Excellence’ is in consonance with the University’s name, ‘Hallmark’ which depicts the pinnacle of excellence. This indicates the university’s goal to pursue excellence in teaching, research and all other aspects of its endeavour.