East-West University represents a unique development in the annals of higher education institutions in the city of Chicago and its suburbs. The University is established primarily to preserve and extend and to integrate and transmit knowledge of human beings concerning themselves, the universe, and their Creator. It strives to develop in its graduates the wisdom derived from human heritage, the spirit of inquiry that leads to discovery, and the sense of dedication which spends itself in the service of humankind. It inspires the students to pursue natural and supernatural truths and imbibe the urge to live a fuller and more fruitful life. It is both comprehensive and pluralistic in terms of clientele, academic programs, educational delivery systems, research and publication projects, and sources of financial support.