Monroe College Vision, Mission, and Core Values



To be a national leader in educating urban and international students.

Mission Statement

Monroe College provides professional, career-oriented higher education to students from diverse backgrounds. We proudly offer access and opportunity to motivated students who desire to enrich their lives in a personalized and supportive environment. We provide caring and effective teaching and engage faculty and staff who are passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated to student achievement. We build on these strengths to prepare graduates for successful careers, advanced education, and lifelong learning.

Core Values

A Commitment to Students . . .

We provide unmatched personal service to our students, who are our first priority. We are committed to student success and provide a challenging academic environment with appropriate support so all students can achieve their fullest potential.

A Respectful, Caring Environment . . .

We create a uniquely supportive atmosphere that stresses respect and collegiality among students, faculty, and staff.

A Commitment to Accomplishment . . .

We strive to continuously improve institutional effectiveness, student achievement, and outcomes through rigorous self-assessment and the implementation of innovative ideas.