Mission, Vision, Values


As an open-access learning institution, Seattle Colleges prepares each student for success in life and work, fostering a diverse, engaged, and dynamic community.


Seattle Colleges is recognized as an exemplary learning institution that transforms lives, promotes equity, and enriches the community.


  • Accessibility for all learners and partners
  • Collaboration through open communication and commitment to working together
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity for all individuals, particularly the underserved in our community
  • Fiscal Sustainability for long-term viability and excellence in service and operations
  • Growth and Engagement of faculty and staff through professional development
  • Innovation in instruction, student services, operations, and organizational culture
  • Integrity by adhering to the highest standards of ethics and public stewardship