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Kaplan University - Iowa Campuses
Kaplan University's Mission Statement: Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in today’s diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.
Iowa campuses are located: Des Moines (www.kaplanuniversity.edu/des-moines-iowa.aspx); Davenport (www.kaplanuniversity.edu/davenport-iowa.aspx); Cedar Falls (www.kaplanuniversity.edu/cedar-falls-iowa.aspx); Cedar Rapids (www.kaplanuniversity.edu/cedar-rapids-iowa.aspx); Mason City (www.kaplanuniversity.edu/mason-city-iowa.aspx)
Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University's Mission Statement: We develop students for life long success through innovation and imaginative academic and professional preparation.
Iowa Coordinating Council
The Iowa Coordinating Council for Post High School Education is composed of representatives of the Presidents and Trustees of public and private colleges and universities in the State of Iowa. In addition, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, the Iowa Department of Education, and Iowa Public Television are members.
University of Iowa
Mission: In pursuing its missions of teaching, research, and service, the University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in a diverse world.
Iowa State University
Mission: Create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place. We must prepare the leaders of our nation and the world. To make the world a better place, Iowa State will call upon its great strengths in student-centered education, global collaboration, and transformational basic and applied research. Iowa State will lead in developing more sustainable ways to produce and deliver safe and nutritious food, water, materials, and energy; integrate the protection of plant, animal, and human health; and care for our environment. We will design tools and infrastructure that will create entrepreneurial opportunities. The major changes sweeping the world are creating extraordinary opportunities for Iowa State to capitalize on its land-grant mission and be at the forefront in addressing our common, global challenges.
University of Northern Iowa
Mission: The University of Northern Iowa provides transformative learning experiences that inspire students to embrace challenge, engage in critical inquiry and creative thought, and contribute to society.
Mission Statement: Allen College is committed to preparing competent healthcare professionals through educational programs of excellence, to developing a diverse community of learners and faculty, and to promoting community service, scholarship, and lifelong learning.
Mission Statement: Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Mission Statement: When Grinnell College framed its charter in the Iowa Territory of the United States in 1846, it set forth a mission to educate its students "for the different professions and for the honorable discharge of the duties of life." The College pursues that mission by providing an education in the liberal arts through free inquiry and the open exchange of ideas. As a teaching and learning community, the College holds that knowledge is a good to be pursued both for its own sake and for the intellectual, moral, and physical well-being of individuals and of society at large. The College exists to provide a lively academic community of students and teachers of high scholarly qualifications from diverse social and cultural circumstances. The College aims to graduate individuals who can think clearly, who can speak and write persuasively and even eloquently, who can evaluate critically both their own and others' ideas, who can acquire new knowledge, and who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.
Mount Mercy University
Mission Statement: Mount Mercy is a Catholic University providing student-focused baccalaureate and graduate education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. As a Catholic university founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mount Mercy welcomes women and men of all beliefs to join our community in the pursuit of baccalaureate and graduate education and service to those in need.
Des Moines Area Community College
Mission Statement: DMACC provides quality, affordable, student-centered education and training to empower Iowans of all ages and backgrounds to pursue life's opportunities and achieve their career dreams.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges
Mission Statement: The Eastern Iowa Community Colleges deliver high-quality education and training that prepare a skilled workforce, provide affordable access to higher education, and build and strengthen our communities. The Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will be the first choice for education, training, and partnerships that strengthen Eastern Iowa.
Hawkeye Community College
Mission Statement: Hawkeye Community College is a globally informed community of successful lifelong learners. Hawkeye Community College will be recognized for educational excellence, exceptional student services, and responsiveness to diverse communities.
Indian Hills Community College
Mission Statement: Indian Hills Community College, an institution of higher learning, is dedicated to excellence in educational opportunity, economic development, cultural understanding, and social enrichment. Student learning is the central unifying purpose of the college.
Iowa Central Community College
Mission Statement: Iowa Central Community College promotes intellectual discovery, physical development, social and ethical awareness, and economic opportunities for all through an education that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires progress.
Iowa Lakes Community College
Mission Statement: To provide opportunities for quality lifelong learning and promote economic development for our communities. Campuses in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer and Spirit Lake.
Iowa Valley Community College District
Mission Statement: Iowa Valley Community College District is committed to providing quality learning experiences, ensuring student success, responding to diverse community needs, and building community partnerships.
Iowa Western Community College
Mission Statement: Iowa Western Community College is a learning community committed to excellence in meeting educational needs and improving the quality of life through programs, partnerships and community involvement.
Kirkwood Community College
Mission Statement: Consistent with the philosophy held by the college and in accordance with the charge given it by the State of Iowa as an institution of higher education and in concert with other agencies, Kirkwood Community College has the following mission: to Identify community needs; to Provide accessible, quality education and training; and to Promote opportunities for lifelong learning.
North Iowa Area Community College
Mission Statement: The mission of the North Iowa Area Community College is to enhance the quality of life for people of North Iowa through comprehensive educational opportunities, progressive partnerships, exemplary service, and responsive leadership.
Northeast Iowa Community College
Mission Statement: Northeast Iowa Community College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training to meet the needs of our communities.
Northwest Iowa Community College
Mission Statement: Northwest Iowa Community College is a progressive learning college rapidly responding to the changing needs of our global community.
Southeastern Community College
Mission Statement: Southeastern Community College provides accessible, quality programs and services which promote student success and economic vitality. Southeastern Community College, a visionary leader in lifelong learning, embraces diversity, transforms lives, strengthens communities, and inspires individuals to excellence.
Southwestern Community College
Purpose Statement: Southwestern Community College exists in order that Area XIV community members have opportunities to gain skills and knowledge sufficient for successful employment, higher education achievement, or adult and continuing education.
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Mission Statement: As a comprehensive community college, our mission is to provide quality education and to economically enhance the communities we serve.