Nicaraguan Protestant University (Universidad Evangelica Nicaraguense Martin Luther King, (UENIC-MLK)
The Evangelical Nicaraguan University (UENIC) is the culmination of a dream of 27 denominations and evangelical institutions in Nicaragua that were concerned about social justice and the rights of ethnic minorities and hoped to develop a university distinct from the traditional national institutions.
The Evangelical Nicaraguan University, Martin Luther King, is a private institution of public service with a Christian orientation. The mission is to contribute to and form university professionals with solid knowledge, skills, and a human formation based on Christian ethics. This makes it possible to develop their talents, be active subjects of the social and economic changes, and leaders committed to justice and equality among human beings. The goal is to promote Nicaraguan identity and peace among peoples and nations.
The Evangelical Nicaraguan University aspires to be a Christian institution with leadership and national impact and with regional projection that educates for life. They base their education on the values of the Realm of God. They are a university in permanent search for academic excellence, quality, and relevance and efficiency in the training of their pupils. They wish to become an academic institution that promotes in the population the need to create a more just and equitable society. Their vision is to become a suitable space that is ideal for reflection, analysis and discussion of ideas, and a forum where the manifestation of unity in diversity. They want to be a professional training alternative for the youth; a youth that historically has had socio-economic limitations to enter higher education.