The philosophy of Wallace Community College Selma is expressed in the following beliefs:
- Education is essential to the economic, social, environmental, and political well-being of the citizens of West Central Alabama.
- Education should be made academically, geographically, physically, and financially accessible to all students.
- Wallace Community College Selma is uniquely qualified to deliver excellent and equitable educational opportunities and services.
- Quality education requires unity and cooperation of all stakeholders who work together toward a common goal.