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Learning is our focus; student success is our goal.

Our Values:

Access – We assist students in achieving their individual educational goals by creating a learning community that is accessible, convenient, caring, affordable, and secure.

Excellence – We strive for exemplary performance in all we do. Assessment of student learning is a means of measuring our success.

Accountability - We are all accountable to ourselves and to one another in a learning community. We expect all members to act responsibly, behave ethically, and grow professionally.

Collaboration – We facilitate partnerships that enhance learning, solve problems, promote economic development, and improve quality of life.

Mutual Respect and Support – We recognize the dignity and inherent worth of all individuals. We create opportunities to explore diversity of ideas, individuals, and cultures through open communication.

Our Vision:

We aspire to be the premier comprehensive community college in the state by providing learning for life opportunities while offering exemplary service to our community.

Our Purpose:

  • As a comprehensive community college, NPC offers
  • A broad general education curriculum and support services for all students as a basis for transfer, further study, professional specialization, and personal enrichment.
  • Pre-college coursework to prepare students for academic success.
  • A variety of technical and professional programs to prepare students for career experiences.
  • Continuing education and workforce training opportunities to meet community needs and personal interests.