Recognized as a national leader among community colleges, Temple College offers top-quality education right here in Central Texas.

Founded 1926, TC has enjoyed an excellent academic reputation for 90 years. Whether students are looking for a certificate, Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AAS) degree, or if they just need to gain some continuing education units (CEUs), Temple College provides high-quality programs to meet those needs.

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Our Mission:

The mission of Temple College is to foster student success for our diverse community by providing quality lifelong learning and enrichment experiences that empower students to achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Value Statements

Learning – Temple College’s commitment to excellence in teaching and learning is foremost. Our endeavors support educational success and a lifetime of learning.

Opportunity – Temple College actively promotes education for all by providing affordable access to a variety of courses and programs through innovative and traditional approaches.

Integrity – Temple College demonstrates integrity by ethical decision making, excellent stewardship of our resources, and accountability to our constituents.

Community – Temple College cultivates collaborations that promote community partnerships, workforce development, and enrichment experiences. We foster an environment that promotes mutual respect, social responsibility, and open communication among students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Equity – Temple College creates a fair, impartial, and inclusive educational and work environment, so all individuals have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential.

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Strategic Plan

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