Spicer Adventist University, Pune, is part of the global Seventh-day Adventist System of Education consisting of 52 Universities, hundreds of Colleges/Seminaries, and thousands of Schools spread on almost all the countries of the world. Spicer Adventist University, established vide Maharashtra Act XIV of 2014, is the second Self-financing Private University and the first Christian Minority Institution in the State of Maharashtra. Located on a beautiful 60-acre campus blessed with a pleasant ambiance of green lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers, majestic buildings and paved roads, the university occupies an important place in the academic life of Pune City, also known as the ‘Oxford of the East’. Mission Statement: Spicer Adventist University, a Seventh-day Adventist Christian institution of higher learning, provides its students a distinctive and quality education to pursue excellence in knowledge, faith, service and well being. Vision Statement: Spicer Adventist University considers itself the flagship of Christian higher education providing educational opportunities to all and preparing graduates with commitment to unselfish service toward God and fellow human beings. Core Values: The core values reflect the theme of harmony and multi-faceted development of the individual through the following:intellectual excellence, leadership, faith, service and well being in physical, social, aesthetic and vocational areas. Innovative and Non-traditional Educational Programmes Offered: Along with the undergraduate and postgraduate traditional programmes in Arts, Commerce, and Science, the following Innovative Courses and Non-traditional educational programmes are offered: Education of the Pre-School Child, Family Counselling and Guidance, Home Science, Occidental Music (Classical and Sacred Western Music), Office Administration & Management, Public Health and Life Skills. Work Education Programme: In order to train students in worthy vocational service, to inculcate in them qualities of dignity of labour, cleanliness, cooperation, industry, integrity, leadership, respect for and value of money, self-actualization and self-sufficiency, the university incorporates a work education programme as part of its wholesome academic plan.