Fort Belknap College: Narrative Description

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FORT BELKNAP COLLEGE B-11

PO Box 159
Harlem, MT 59526-0159
Tel: (406)353-2607; Admissions: (406)353-2607; Fax: (406)353-2898; Web Site: http://www.fbcc.edu/

Description: Federally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1984. Setting: 3-acre rural campus. Endowment: $291,263. Total enrollment: 158. Full-time: 117 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 41 students, 68% women, 32% men. 95% Native American, 67% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: TABE required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run radio station. Most popular organizations: student government, Red Nations Society Indian Club, American Indian Business Leaders, American Indians Society in Engineering and Science. Major annual events: Orientation, Native American Day, Spring Fling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Fort Belknap College Library with 16,000 books, 95 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $42,495. 48 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.