The purpose of Richland College is to prepare students for successful living and responsible citizenship to build sustainable local and world community. Richland does this by providing accessible, accredited, affordable, cost-effective, quality learning opportunities for development of intellectual and emotional skills, specific job skills for in-demand, Iiving-wage jobs, and/or transfer to a baccalaureate program, or for personal growth. In fulfilling its purpose, Richland furthers cultural, economic, and workforce development in the communities it serves. In all its efforts, Richland strives to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of those it serves.
Specifically, Richland's purpose is to provide: