Mission, Vision, & Values

Our Mission

Nashville State connects students, employers, and communities through personalized, high-quality, innovative educational experiences.

Our Vision

Nashville State leads the nation in achieving equitable outcomes for our diverse community of learners.

Our Core Values

Learning: We are a community of learners who provide informal and formal educational opportunities for our students, our communities, and ourselves.

Equity Driven: We are dedicated to identifying and removing barriers to success in teaching, learning, and working.

Accountability: We are accountable for individual excellence, continuous improvement, and prioritizing resources to achieve the vision and mission of our college.

Data-Informed: We are committed to using data and analytics to guide decision-making and resource allocation at all levels.

Student-Centered: We are responsible for creating a culture of student success.

Equity Statement

Nashville State Community College strives to ensure that each student receives what that student needs to be successful, with goals of success beyond the classroom. We understand and practice ideas of equity and inclusion for our students by embracing a full spectrum of experiences, viewpoints, and intellectual approaches in order to overcome barriers to success.