Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near-western suburbs.
As a comprehensive community college that is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is:
To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.
Morton College is part of Community College District 527, one of 39 community colleges in Illinois and is governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees.
The College is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board. Interested parties may view the College's ICCB Recognition Certificate (PDF).
Morton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and our accreditation status may be viewed by clicking the HLC seal at lower left.