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Our Vision

Columbus State Community College is Central Ohio’s front door to higher education and a leader in advancing our region’s prosperity.

Our Mission

To educate and inspire,
providing our students with
the opportunity to achieve
their goals.

Our Values

Student Success

We welcome and engage all students in creating individualized, accessible and mutually accountable pathways that allow them to pursue their goals.

Inclusion

We reflect the demographics of Central Ohio, and we leverage the college's rich diversity for the benefit of our local and global communities.

Quality

We expect excellence and accountability in ourselves and our students.

Innovation

We embrace bold ideas and an entrepreneurial spirit, and we are responsive to the changing needs of students, employers, and other stakeholders.

Learning

We are a community of teachers and learners who believe that fulfilling lives are grounded in self-awareness and continuous learning.

Partnership

We recognize that more can be accomplished collaboratively than individually, and we seek like-minded partners to advance our shared goals.

Stewardship

We are careful and thoughtful stewards of the resources entrusted to us.

Leadership

We lead by action and example to help our community pursue opportunities and address the challenges of the 21st century.