Mission | Vision | Values


Polk State College is a quality higher education institution that provides Polk County and beyond with access to affordable associate and baccalaureate degree programs, career certificates, and workforce employment programs that are delivered to students through various modalities and innovative technologies.


Polk State College is the leading choice for higher education in Polk County.

Core Values
+ Adaptability
+ Diversity
+ Integrity
+ Knowledge
+ Leadership and Innovation
+ Quality
+ Respect
+ Service

Approved by the District Board of Trustees on April 24, 2023