Turtle Mountain Community College

Turtle Mountain Community College

Turtle Mountain Community College was established in 1972 by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. The college is located on 123 acres of land in Belcourt, North Dakota.

Turtle Mountain Community College awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Bachelor of Science degrees in subjects like elementary education, secondary science, mathematics, arts, social science, and humanities. Several career and technical education programs are also available.

Students of TMCC are involved in various intramural sports. The college also supports on-campus organizations like the Student Senate. In addition, academic and career counseling, financial assistance, and remedial services are available to students.

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Contacting Turtle Mountain Community College

Turtle Mountain Community College
BIA #7 North
Belcourt , ND 58316
General Phone: (701) 477-7862

Turtle Mountain Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts40liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching19elementary school teaching, early childhood education, science teaching
Law13legal assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine11licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician11industrial production tech
Construction Trades10construction
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science, information technology
Business and Management3small business operations, business and related services
Office and Administration1administrative assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years389
Bachelor's degree52
Associate's degree707

Turtle Mountain Community College Student Body

Turtle Mountain Community College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Turtle Mountain Community College had a total enrollment of 928 students (617 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 91%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 18%
22-24 16%
25-29 20%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Turtle Mountain Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 14 %

Turtle Mountain Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Turtle Mountain Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,000
Books and supplies $ 400

Financial Aid:
Turtle Mountain Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2301100)

Turtle Mountain Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1415

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year14$39,45715$39,219
All faculty totalacademic year14$39,45715$39,219

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

Turtle Mountain Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Turtle Mountain Community College Highlights

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What Sets Turtle Mountain Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Turtle Mountain Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Turtle Mountain Community College Minority % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Turtle Mountain Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Turtle Mountain Community College % of degrees in construction trades
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Turtle Mountain Community College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Turtle Mountain Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Turtle Mountain Community College % of degrees in law
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Turtle Mountain Community College % of degrees in education and teaching

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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