Blackfeet Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 819
Browning, MT 59417-0819
Tel: (406)338-5441
Free: 800-549-7457
Admissions: (406)338-5421
Fax: (406)338-3272
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Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: 5-acre small town campus. Endowment: $300,688. Research spending 2003-04: $125,543. Educational spending 2003-04: $2837 per student. Total enrollment: 503. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. Full-time: 424 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 79 students, 72% women, 28% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 92% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 61% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript, immunization with 2nd MMR, certificate of Indian blood. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/29. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $1650 full-time, $69 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $1650 full-time, $69 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $350 full-time, $175 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Campus security: 16 hour patrols by security personnel. College housing not available. 10,000 books and 175 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $89,452. 55 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.