Mission Statement

Kilgore College provides a learner-centered environment that focuses on student access, success and completion via collaborative partnerships. 

  • Kilgore College promotes access through its open-door admission, distance learning¬†opportunities, dual credit courses, developmental education, continuing education, and comprehensive financial aid programs.
  • Kilgore College promotes success through high quality innovative instruction and holistic student support services and activities.¬†
  • Kilgore College promotes completion by providing a foundation for students to flourish either through university transfer or entry into the workforce as highly skilled and technologically advanced employees.
  • Kilgore College leads and promotes partnerships through outreach to area schools and universities, small business/entrepreneurial expansion, adult education and literacy, responsiveness to economic development needs, and promotion of social and cultural advancement.

The mission statement of Kilgore College is consistent with the Texas Education Code 130.0011, which states that the mission of public junior colleges shall be two-year institutions primarily serving their local taxing districts and service areas in Texas and offering vocational, technical, and academic courses for certification or associate degrees, as well as continuing education, remedial and compensatory education consistent with open-admissions policies.

(The above mission statement was approved Dec. 12, 2016, by the KC Board of Trustees.)