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