To become a leading and outstanding university, based on devotion to God, competing globally in the fields of educational sciences, science, technology, sport, language and arts in South East Asia, by 2020.
- To perform quality of education in the field education, science, technology, sports, and art based on devotion to God
- To conduct research and disseminating knowledge, research and innovative learning at national and international levels
- To organize society actvities as an effort to applyeducation, science, technology, sports, and art for the nation’s progress
- To improve governance system of the University
- To improve colaboration of local, national, and international
- To expand and implement the policies to aim one of the International University
- To produce professionals who moral and religious education, science, technology, sports and arts
- To generate the graduates who are competitive and adaptive toward changes environment global
- Creating an intelligent student, polite, healthy physically, and spiritually.
- Produce the scientific work and innovative learning model
- Spread out of science, research, and learning model at the national and international level.
- To increase the quantity and quality of implementation education, science, technology, sports and arts thorugh dedication of society
- To help society in solving social problems by utilize research results.
- The realization of good governance (good university governance).
- Implementation of quality service according to customer requirements.
- Establishment of cooperation at the local, national, and international.
- The realization of superior universities in Southeast Asia in 2020.
- Establishment of an academic culture that global perspective
“alam takambang jadi guru”
The motto means that academicians Padang State University is always responsive and proactive to the environment