Malcolm X College provides accessible liberal arts and health‐focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement.


Malcolm X College serves with urgency as a catalyst for social change and economic growth in the Chicago community. We have the power to make change. In order to do that, we will:

  • Provide affordable, accessible, and exceptional education
  • Drive dynamic economic mobility in the lives of our students


  • Student Experience Goal – Create an exceptional student experience
  • Equity Goal – Significantly narrow achievement gaps
  • Economic Responsiveness Goal – Forge transformational partnerships
  • Excellence Goal – Build a culture of excellence
  • Institutional Collaboration – Create a collaborative and connected ecosystem
  • Institutional Health: Develop, monitor, and improve critical institutional health measures

Pursuit of this mission is guided by our core values.

  • Accountability: We emphasize diligence and innovation in order to promote efficient and effective learning.
  • Community: We support our community by promoting collaboration and cooperation in activities that enhance the quality of life.
  • Diversity: We value differences among individuals and prepare ourselves to live successfully in a global society.
  • Empowerment: We lift up people, voices, and ideas.
  • Learning: We promote student-centered learning and lifelong learning among faculty, staff, and students.
  • Respect: We appreciate and consider the choices, endeavors, and relationships of others.