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.