Fort Peck Community College

Overview of Fort Peck Community College

Fort Peck Community College is in Poplar, MT. Poplar is a quiet rural area. The school is a public institution. Fort Peck Community College 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, mechanics and repair, office and administration.

Fort Peck Community College 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 422 students study at Fort Peck Community College (in 2007-2008). The school is particularly welcoming to minority students. Many of the students at Fort Peck Community College are in their forties, or even older.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Fort Peck Community College

Fort Peck Community College
605 Indian Street
Poplar , MT 59255-0398
General Phone: (406) 768-6300

Fort Peck Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts12Native American studies, general studies
Engineering Technician7hazardous materials tech, computer systems tech
Office and Administration7office data entry, general office occupations
Business and Management6business management, accounting, accounting technology
Family and Social Work4human services
Construction Trades4building inspection and management
Transportation3ground transportation
Education and Teaching2education, early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering2computer programming, computer networking
Medicine2medical preparatory
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1nursing assistant
Art Studies1art studies
Mechanics and Repair1automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling1psychology
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Medical Support and Technology0medical coding
Production Trades0machinist
Science and Laboratory Technician0science tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree3823
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1514

Fort Peck Community College Student Body

Fort Peck Community College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Fort Peck Community College had a total enrollment of 422 students (342 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 25%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 73%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 11%
20-21 14%
22-24 10%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 13%
50-64 13%
65+ 2%

Fort Peck Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 43 %
Part-Time 50 %

Fort Peck Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Poplar, 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 Peck Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,940
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,940
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Fort Peck Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2343000)

Fort Peck Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track156

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*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 year14$40,2936$39,038
All faculty totalacademic year14$40,2936$39,038

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

Fort Peck Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
General Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

Ground Transportation, Other

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Fort Peck Community College Highlights

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What Sets Fort Peck Community College Apart:

% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Fort Peck Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Fort Peck Community College % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Fort Peck Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Fort Peck Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Fort Peck Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Fort Peck Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Fort Peck Community College Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Fort Peck Community College Number of degree programs

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

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