Weatherford College Institutional Mission Statement

Weatherford College enriches the lives of the students and communities it serves through innovative, affordable, and accessible learning and cultural opportunities. 

As a publicly supported, comprehensive community college and a member of the Texas system of higher education, Weatherford College primarily serves the needs of the citizens of its service area (Parker, Wise, Palo Pinto, Hood and Jack counties) through teaching, research, public service, and learning.

Weatherford College offers courses pursuant to a spectrum of educational goals:

  • Associate of Arts degrees
  • Associate of Science degree
  • Associate and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees
  • Core curriculum designed for transfer to a university
  • Career/technical certificates
  • Occupational advancement
  • Developmental education
  • Adult literacy and other basic skills
  • Personal enrichment

Weatherford College maintains a friendly and respectful environment that encourages student pursuit of educational excellence and pursuit of personal goals. The College offers counseling and guidance to help students identify and attain their goals.

Weatherford College requires professional development of all full-time employees and encourages research to seek out, develop, and implement methods to improve student learning. Weatherford College also conducts research to ensure the College offers programs that contribute to the cultural and economic well being of the service area citizens.

Weatherford College fosters a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The College embraces continuous improvement through systematic and regular planning, execution, assessment, and improvement.