Founded in 1970 to serve the residents of southwest Dallas County, Mountain View College (MVC) is an open-access public community college. The second of seven separately accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District, MVC’s service area is comprised of urban, suburban and industrial communities that include the southwest quadrant of the city of Dallas as well as the cities of Cedar Hill, Duncanville and Grand Prairie.
Guided by a mission of empowering people and transforming communities, MVC is led by Dr. Robert Garza, who began his tenure as the institution’s president on April 15, 2015. MVC is committed to building a diverse and inclusive learning community that promotes students’ success, good stewardship, employee achievement and positive global impact. To that end, 310 faculty members and 435 staff members work collaboratively to ensure such an environment for MVC’s more than 8,800 students.