Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College: Narrative Description

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FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE J-9

2101 14th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720
Tel: (218)879-0800; 800-657-3712; Admissions: (218)879-0820; Fax: (218)879-0814; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.fdltcc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1987. Setting: 31-acre rural campus. Endowment: $270,000. Research spending 2002-03: $2590. Educational spending 2002-03: $1945 per student. Total enrollment: 1,735. 751 applied, 100% were admitted. 2% from out-of-state, 20% Native American, 0.5% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 32% 25 or older, 10% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ASAP required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Notification: continuous until 8/20.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2475 full-time, $112.50 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5,051 full-time, $210.47 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Human Services Club, Anishinaabe Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Law Enforcement Club, Student Senate. Major annual events: Giving Thanks Feast, Winter Fest, All-School Picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, video surveillance system. 100 college housing spaces available. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Ruth Meyers Library with 3,482 books, 216 serials, 307 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $97,103. 117 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.