The campus of Blackfeet Community College is in Browning, MT, which is a rural area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Blackfeet Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.
The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Blackfeet Community College is known for its programs in conservation and resource management, education and teaching, engineering technician, family and social work, medicine, transportation.
Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.
Blackfeet Community College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
In 2007-2008, the school had 471 students enrolled (411 full-time equivalent). Blackfeet Community College has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"It is the mission of Blackfeet Community College to provide transfer academic and relevant vocational programs of high quality that lead to appropriate associate degrees and certificates. Further, the college provides a core of general education instruction that results in identifiable student competence in written and oral communication, quantitative reasoning, critical analysis and logical thinking, with literacy achieved in the discourse or technology appropriate to the studentÆs program of study. Because of the changing nature of the demands placed upon members of the Blackfeet Tribe in todayÆs tribal society and beyond, the College maintains a strong commitment to providing opportunities for life-long education including basic skills development, high school completion, GED, continuing education and high quality community service programs. This commitment to serve the needs of the Blackfeet Tribe includes electronically accessed distance learning. Finally, and most importantly, it is the mission of Blackfeet Community College to serve as a living memorial to the Blackfeet Tribe, in preserving the traditions and culture of a proud and progressive people."
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