Blackfeet Community College

Overview of Blackfeet Community College

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.

Areas of Study

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.

Blackfeet Community College Selectivity

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.

Student Body

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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Blackfeet Community College

Blackfeet Community College
Highway 2 & 89
Browning , MT 59417-0819
General Phone: (406) 338-5441

Blackfeet Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician22hazardous materials tech, construction engineering tech
Education and Teaching19multilingual education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching
Transportation9construction equipment operation
Business and Management8business management, entrepreneurship
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and safety, corrections and criminal justice
Liberal Arts8Native American studies, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Therapy and Counseling6psychology, substance abuse counseling
Family and Social Work5consumer services and advocacy, human services
Hospitality4hospitality administration
Medicine4gerontology, medical preparatory
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science, computer support
Office and Administration2office management, general office occupations
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science, natural resources management

Number of programs and degrees for Blackfeet Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree7020
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years319

Blackfeet Community College Student Body

Blackfeet Community College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Blackfeet Community College had a total enrollment of 471 students (411 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 5%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 94%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 15%
22-24 16%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 14%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Blackfeet Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 45 %

Blackfeet Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Browning, Montana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Montana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Blackfeet Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,190
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,190
Books and supplies $ 375

Financial Aid:
Blackfeet Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2510600)

Blackfeet Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1710

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year17$34,77110$32,897
All faculty totalacademic year17$34,77110$32,897

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Blackfeet Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Natural Resources Management and Policy

Education And Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Consumer Services and Advocacy
Human Services, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

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Blackfeet Community College Highlights

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What Sets Blackfeet Community College Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Blackfeet Community College Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Blackfeet Community College Minority % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Blackfeet Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Blackfeet Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Blackfeet Community College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in transportation
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Blackfeet Community College % of degrees in conservation and resource management

checked Open admission
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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