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To provide convenient geographical access to post-secondary education to people within the service region of the college.

To provide financial access to a college education by assuring reasonable tuition rates, comprehensive financial assistance, and college scholarship opportunities.

To provide quality education and services, in a safe and comfortable environment, at a reasonable cost.

To support an environment that promotes quality teaching and learning.

To promote a college that enhances lives and the community through education and service.

To instill in our students a philosophy of lifelong learning.

To foster a pro-learning campus environment that embraces the values of Allegany College of Maryland.

To develop the technical competence, knowledge, and other essential skills that prepare students for direct entry into the workforce, for career change and advancement, or for transfer to another college or university.

To continually assess our programs and services in order to promote and encourage continuous improvement.