Mission, Vision and Values


Cincinnati State provides access, opportunity, and support in achieving success for individuals seeking exceptional technical, transfer and experiential/cooperative education and workforce training.


Cincinnati State advances the educational and economic vitality of our state and region as the college of choice.


As a College Community:

  • Potential for Growth and Success – We respect each student’s background and celebrate their potential for personal growth and career success.
  • Innovation – We support innovative approaches to learning. We anticipate and effectively respond to the changing needs of those we serve.
  • Collaboration – We work together on behalf of our students and employers to meet community needs.
  • Equity – We believe in contributing to a socially and economically equitable society. We honor the diversity and inclusiveness of our College community and strive to hear all voices.
  • Experiential Learning – We promote experiential and lifelong learning.