Mission, Vision and Values


South Georgia State College, a state college of the University System of Georgia, is a multi-campus, student-centered institution offering high-quality associate and select baccalaureate degree programs. The institution provides innovative teaching and learning experiences, a rich array of student activities and athletic programs, access to unique ecological sites and residential options to create a diverse, globally-focused and supportive learning environment.



South Georgia State College will be a regional leader in offering an array of academic programs delivered by talented faculty and reinforced by a skilled support staff. This will attract, prepare and graduate students who will accomplish their career goals and lead the region to economic success.


South Georgia State College embraces the traditional values of Higher Education as set forth by the University System of Georgia –Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. To accomplish its vision, SGSC also identifies the following LEAD core values:


Leadership | acting to achieve shared goals around core values.
Engagement | facilitating close interaction between students, faculty, staff and community partners.
Affordability | emphasizing efficiency and effectiveness to provide a quality education and to achieve an affordable degree.
Diversity | creating a collegial environment comprised of people of diverse backgrounds.