Rich Mountain Community College exists to provide all residents of the Ouachita Mountain Region with exemplary educational and enrichment opportunities to improve the quality of life and standard of living.
Rich Mountain Community College is committed to being an institution of distinction where an exceptional faculty and staff serve to awaken students to a love of learning. The college is dedicated to empowering each individual to pursue a higher quality of life by providing access to dynamic, lifelong learning opportunities.
The collegeâ€™s caring approach to teaching and learning allows individuals to enhance and expand their knowledge base and to enrich their lives through intellectual challenge and self-discovery with the support of skilled human resources and of emergent technologies. The college demonstrates respect for the worth and dignity of each person, and recognizes the uniqueness of each individual. In addition, the College encourages personal growth by offering affordable, high quality, accessible education in preparation for transfer and technical degrees, workforce development, career advancement, and personal enrichment.
Rich Mountain Community College, as a leader in a growing community, and a vibrant contributor to the quality of life of the Ouachita Mountain Region, continues to develop an exemplary learning environment. Success in this endeavor hinges on turning the following values into action:
Philosphy and Scope
Rich Mountain Community College recognizes the worth and dignity of the individual, as exemplified by its commitment to serving the multi-dimensional educational needs of its constituency.
Toward that end, Rich Mountain Community College endeavors to provide academic, vocational, and personal enrichment opportunities and dedicates itself to quality programs in each of these areas. Guided by these principles the scope of the college is as follows:
Rich Mountain Community College • 1100 College Drive • Mena, Arkansas 71953 • (479) 394-7622