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AACC graduate hugs his mentor.

Mission

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College responds to the needs of our diverse community by offering high quality, affordable, accessible and innovative lifelong learning opportunities.


Details of the CALT building on AACC's Arnold campus.

Vision

Anne Arundel Community College is a premier learning community that transforms lives to create an engaged and inclusive society.


AACC students rehearsing in a ballet studio.

Values

Our college values are:

  • Community and Relationships
  • Opportunity
  • Positivity
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Equity and Inclusion

Aerial view of AACC Arnold campus with fall color.

Philosophy

Anne Arundel Community College strives to embody the basic convictions of our country’s democratic ideal: that individuals be given full opportunity to discover and develop their talents and interests; to pursue their unique potentials; and to achieve an intellectually, culturally and economically satisfying relationship with society.