Mission & Vision Statement

CW settles for only excellence in order to prepare you for a successful career.


We aspire to be The College of choice for students because we are The College of choice for employers.


The College of Westchester graduates individuals who have completed transformative and purposeful educational experiences leading to careers that foster economic advancement. As an academically student-centered, culturally diverse college, CW is committed to providing the highest quality of education for all career and entrepreneurial-minded students through the delivery of a carefully constructed and focused curriculum, with input from regional employers and other institutional stakeholders. The College supports and encourages academic excellence, career advancement, professional integrity, financial responsibility and good citizenship through a distinctive and highly personal learning environment leading to upward economic mobility.


To provide the foundation for successful careers.

College Goals

Academic Excellence

CW ensures that students learn through a continuously enhanced, employer informed and career-relevant curriculum, effectively delivered through various modalities by fully qualified and student-centered faculty, engaged through continuous assessment and improvement.

Student Excellence

CW students are accepted based on their potential and commitment to succeed. Students, with support and assistance from faculty, staff and peers remain committed to their education and to CW from enrollment through graduation, and throughout their career progression.

Operational Excellence

CW’s business operations and support services are clearly defined by compliance measures, standards of excellence, systematically measured, and are clearly communicated through policies and procedures, and delivered by dedicated employees who embrace continuous improvement and The CW Way.

Business Excellence

CW’s competitive and financial strength is accomplished through planning and resource allocation that anticipates and supports institutional needs through regular strategic planning cycles embracing emerging external needs, while meeting regulatory compliance and accreditation requirements that facilitate student success.