Mission of the Alamo Colleges District:

Empowering Our Diverse Communities for Success.

Mission of Northwest Vista College:

Northwest Vista College creates opportunities for success by offering quality academic, technical and life-long learning experiences to its diverse communities in a collaborative, student-centered, data-informed and shared leadership environment.


As a Hispanic Serving Institution, Northwest Vista College fulfills its mission by offering the following:

  • Transfer education to provide students with the first two years of the bachelor's degree 
  • General education courses in the liberal arts and sciences to support all degree programs 
  • Career preparation to prepare students for immediate employment 
  • Developmental studies to bring student basic skills to a college level 
  • Continuing education to include enrichment, English as a second language, training, licensure, and professional programs 
  • Academic and student support services for all students to include comprehensive advising and monitoring, high-quality learning resources, assessment, counseling, tutoring, and financial assistance 
  • Academic co-curricular activities, social and cultural activities; and information literacy