To provide Lagos state with the required human capital for the sustenance of her position as the commercial and industrial hub of the federal Republic of Nigeria and the strategic transformation of the industrial capacity of the state in particular, as well as the country in general.
The mission of Lagos state university is:
To provide qualitative education to the large populace of Lagos State in particular and Nigeria as a whole by preparing them for the challenges of managing the public and private sectors of the state
Lagos state University, utilizing all available resources, should provide every deserving candidate the opportunity to further his/her education.
The university shall be a seat of leaning, pursuit of truth and character as well as excellence in teaching, research and community service