Fort Belknap College

Overview of Fort Belknap College

Fort Belknap is in Harlem, MT. Harlem is a quiet rural area. The school is a public institution. Fort Belknap issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include computer science and engineering, conservation and resource management.

Fort Belknap Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 244 students study at Fort Belknap (in 2007-2008). The school is particularly welcoming to minority students. Many of the students at Fort Belknap are in their forties, or even older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Fort Belknap College is to provide quality post-secondary education for residents of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and surrounding communtities. The college will help individuals improve their lives by offering them an opportunity to maintain the cultural integrity of the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes as well as succeed in an American technological society."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Fort Belknap

Fort Belknap College
Hwys 2 & 66
Harlem , MT 59526-0159

Fort Belknap Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology8health service and sciences
Construction Trades4carpentry
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management2natural resources policy
Business and Management1business
Education and Teaching1elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Engineering Technician0computer systems tech
Liberal Arts0Native American studies, liberal arts and sciences
Therapy and Counseling0psychology courses
Family and Social Work0human services

Number of programs and degrees for Fort Belknap in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1611
Award of less than 1 academic year41

Fort Belknap Student Body

Fort Belknap is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Fort Belknap had a total enrollment of 244 students (173 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 21%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 79%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 12%
20-21 12%
22-24 9%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 18%
50-64 23%
65+ 1%

Fort Belknap Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 100 %

Fort Belknap Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Harlem, 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.

Fort Belknap Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,280
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,280
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Fort Belknap participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2517500)

Fort Belknap Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year4$31,9686$30,329
All faculty totalacademic year4$31,9686$30,329

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

Fort Belknap Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, Other

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Fort Belknap Highlights

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What Sets Fort Belknap Apart:

% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Fort Belknap Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Fort Belknap % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Fort Belknap Minority % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Fort Belknap Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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