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The College Mission

The mission of the College is to provide quality higher learning and cultural resources for the diverse populations of Yavapai County

Vision Statement: Yavapai College makes our community a premier place to learn, work, and live.



  • Offer Career Education programs that provide the education and training necessary to compete in the global job market.
  • Ensure that General Education students can matriculate and continue in other institutions and programs.
  • Provide the Community with access to lifelong learning and cultural opportunities.
  • Assure the Communities of Yavapai County receive the leadership and encouragement to promote economic development.



  • Learning - Yavapai College values learning and an environment where students are engaged in their educational endeavors. We take pride in our campuses and centers throughout Yavapai County. Our facilities provide a safe and supportive environment where students can learn, and our community can share in the benefit of a cultural center within reach.
  • Scholarship - Yavapai College values scholarship. We value an educated and experienced faculty and staff who foster and encourage the spirit of inquiry and expression. We value education not merely as a means to an end, but as a lifelong joy and endeavor.
  • Stewardship Yavapai College values responsible resource management and affordable learning opportunities. We appreciate our obligation to budget and allocate fiscal and human resources in the best interests of our students and community.
  • Diversity - Yavapai College values the diversity within our community and the rich cultures of Yavapai County.

Revised January 12, 2016