To be recognized for excellence as a valuable, responsive resource to the communities we serve and as a caring, supportive institution that empowers and educates our students, faculty, and staff to embrace change, become lifelong learners, and take their place as productive members of the global community.
The purpose of Allen Community College is to provide quality educational and support services in an atmosphere that is caring, safe, and conducive to learning. The college is committed to a wide range of accessible, affordable educational programs that enable students to reach their academic, occupational, and personal potential.
Provide access to education without the limits of time, place, and distance.
Enable learners to transfer college credit and successfully pursue an education at other institutions.
Enable students to study career/technical education certificate and degree programs or upgrade work skills that prepare them for successful employment
Enrich and encourage personal development through course offerings
Prepare students for success in college-level work in reading, writing, and computational skills through developmental courses
Foster diversity within the student body, administration, faculty, and staff
Enrich the environment of students and those we serve by engaging them in social, intellectual, cultural, and recreational activities
Support student retention and success through effective advisement and other support services
Enhance the student experience by incorporating intercollegiate activities in student life
Promote economic development
Provide campus facilities that are safe, comfortable, and conducive to learning
Promote a program of continuous institutional improvement that ensures quality, effectiveness, and relevance.