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Mission, Vision and Values


MacCormac College is a private, nonprofit, institution whose mission is to provide a transformative educational experience to its diverse student body in an environment that encourages, empowers, and nurtures students and promotes learning. Our comprehensive academic programs challenge students to excel in their academic and career pursuits and prepare students to be lifelong learners and responsible citizens in a global society.


Affirming and building upon its 100-year old heritage, MacCormac College will be nationally recognized for its effective integration of teaching and learning, its specialized career- focused programs, and its emphasis on service and outreach. MacCormac College will emerge as a leader in the advancement of community college completion rates by: 

Recruiting, retaining, and graduating students who are academically prepared for the MacCormac experience. 

Amending programs and expanding course offerings to address changes in the job market and to ensure that students are provided with cutting-edge educational methodologies at MacCormac.

Sustaining an active, engaged, and socially aware student body that continuously gives back to the Chicagoland community and participates in volunteer opportunities, internships, externships, and networking events.

Building a highly qualified faculty and administration committed to academic excellence and a student-centered approach to education.


We honor our shared values by holding ourselves and each other accountable to:

  • A dedication to student success
  • A commitment to academic excellence
  • The practice of community service and volunteerism
  • The promotion of leadership and collaboration
  • A respect for diversity