Northland Pioneer College (NPC)
Northland Pioneer College is located in the heart of the Southwest, where the Colorado Plateau meets the White Mountains of northeastern Arizona. The lake-studded mountains provide ample opportunity for outdoor recreation, and the desert mesas feature wide-open, tranquil landscapes. Northland Pioneer College offers classes at four campuses and five centers across Navajo and Apache counties.
Their service area includes the tribal homelands of the Navajo, Hopi, and Apache peoples. NPC is an NCA - HLC accredited public community college, serving about 8,000 students annually in a wide range of courses and programs.
Northland Pioneer College creates, supports and promotes lifelong learning.
- NPC creates a learner-centered environment.
- NPC responds to community needs.
- NPC provides effective and responsive service to our constituencies.
- NPC fosters professional growth and collegial collaboration.
1. General Education
To foster the intellectual inquiry and breadth of knowledge as well as the skills inherent in general education.
To facilitate student achievement of Associate degrees, certificates, and/or successful transfer to Baccalaureate programs.
To promote development of occupational skills.
4. Personal Enrichment
To encourage an awareness and appreciation of social, cultural, intellectual, and artistic endeavors as well as individual development and cultural diversity.
5. Developmental Education
To facilitate student success through development of skills essential for effective learning.
6. Support Services
To enhance student success through accessible and comprehensive student services.
7. Economic Development
To contribute to economic development through community programs and activities.
8. Professional Excellence
To attract and retain a highly qualified faculty and staff dedicated to student-centered learning, ethical practices, and continued professional development.
To disseminate learning and deliver services to diverse communities throughout the college’s rural service area.
10. Institutional Effectiveness
To strengthen planning and evaluation of thei Institutional Purposes to assure that their goals are effectively met.See more