At Enugu State University of Science and Technology, the management, faculty, staff and students are committed to be guided by the following core values:
- Emphasis on integrity, honesty and high moral values in education.
- Building and maintaining and international community of student and scholars.
- Operating and academic institution based on the most efficient allocation of resources driven by need and cost effectiveness.
- Building and operating academic programmes that are centers of excellence in their field.
- Operating and academic community that is peace with its host community.
- Sustaining academic freedom and tolerance of diverse views of all sundry.
- Rewarding academic excellence and hard work.
- Establishing Linkages with the industry and the community.