As a comprehensive community college that is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is:
To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.
By 2024 Morton College will increase fall-to-fall full-time student persistence rates to 80%.
Maximize the College's resources to support student learning
Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed
Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs
Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides
Ensure the enrichment of its educational programs and student-support services by making a commitment to ongoing self-study and assessment
Compassion | Fairness | Respect | Responsibility | Tolerance
College Governance & Accreditation
Morton College is part of Community College District 527, one of 39 community colleges in Illinois and is governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees.
Morton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and our accreditation status may be viewed by clicking the HLC seal at lower left.
Morton College at a Glance
Credit student counts include Adult Education enrollments.
Students with Disabilities
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Documents may be downloaded as PDFs. Financial Statements, Annual Budgets
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois was founded in 1924 to meet
Morton College’s Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. Stanley Fields as the school's new president
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands
Strategic Planning functions on a continuum to align College priorities and future initiatives
Morton College fully supports our students who are members of our community and working toward
The goals and the functions of the Human Resources Department derive from the Mission Statement of Morton College.