Leech Lake Tribal College

Overview of Leech Lake Tribal College

The campus of Leech Lake Tribal College is in Cass Lake, MN, which is a quiet rural area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Leech Lake Tribal College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching, liberal arts.

Leech Lake Tribal College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Leech Lake Tribal College an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 243 students enrolled (196 full-time equivalent). Leech Lake Tribal 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:
"Leech Lake Tribal College is an institution of higher education grounded in Anishinaabe knowledge and culture responsive to the changing academic, vocational, and personal enrichment goals of its diverse community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Leech Lake Tribal College

Leech Lake Tribal College
6945 Littlewolf Road NW
Cass Lake , MN 56633
General Phone: (218) 335-4200

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Leech Lake Tribal College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades23carpentry, electrician
Liberal Arts7minority and gender studies, liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and administration
Business and Management0business management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0nutrition sciences
Education and Teaching0early childhood education

Number of programs and degrees for Leech Lake Tribal College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree126
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years161
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years71

Leech Lake Tribal College Student Body

Leech Lake Tribal College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Leech Lake Tribal College had a total enrollment of 243 students (196 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 9%
American Indian 91%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 10%
22-24 19%
25-29 14%
30-34 12%
35-39 10%
40-49 15%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Leech Lake Tribal College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 29 %

Leech Lake Tribal College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Leech Lake Tribal College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,990
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,990
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Leech Lake Tribal College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3096400)

Leech Lake Tribal College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track64

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year6$40,2764$38,570
All faculty totalacademic year6$40,2764$38,570

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

Leech Lake Tribal College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Nutrition Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Leech Lake Tribal College Highlights

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What Sets Leech Lake Tribal College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 9%Leech Lake Tribal College % of degrees in education and teaching
% students 40 years or older
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Top 12%Leech Lake Tribal College % students 40 years or older
Minority % of student body
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Top 12%Leech Lake Tribal College Minority % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Leech Lake Tribal College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Leech Lake Tribal College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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