Blackfeet Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,640
15.8% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,167
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
417
71.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
24.6%
15 Graduates

About

Blackfeet Community College is a higher education institution located in Glacier County, MT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Blackfeet Community College were .

In 2020, 59 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blackfeet Community College. 78% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (53 degrees), 8.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $2,640, which is $−870 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $2,640, which is $−870 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,167.

In 2020, 79% of undergraduate students attending Blackfeet Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,640
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Blackfeet Community College was $2,640. The cost of tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $−870 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

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Average Net Price

$5,167
2020 Value
46.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Blackfeet Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,167. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Blackfeet Community College grew by 46.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,734
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blackfeet Community College was of $9,734 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.95% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Blackfeet Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 21% with respect to 2019, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Blackfeet Community College has a total enrollment of 417 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackfeet Community College is 298 students and the part-time enrollment is 119. This means that 71.5% of students enrolled at Blackfeet Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blackfeet Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.43% White, 0.24% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Blackfeet Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (65.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (28.2%) and White Female (4.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blackfeet Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 417 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackfeet Community College is 298 and the part-time enrollment is 119. This means that 71.5% of students enrolled at Blackfeet Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 51.4% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Blackfeet Community College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Blackfeet Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    385
  2. White
    31
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1

The enrolled student population at Blackfeet Community College is 92.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.43% White, 0.24% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Tribal Colleges is 79.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.6% White, and 1.99% Two or More Races.

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Graduates

In 2020, 33 more women than men received degrees from Blackfeet Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Blackfeet Community College is american indian or alaska native (53 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Blackfeet Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blackfeet Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (2 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), and Protective Services (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Social workers, all other (170,386 people), Police officers (125,883 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (84,885 people), Other managers (73,389 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (45,893 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (2 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), Human Sciences (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (2 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), Human Sciences (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,163 people), Elementary & secondary schools (207,931 people), Individual & family services (133,562 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (97,470 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (81,391 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (2 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), Human Sciences (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Blackfeet Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Blackfeet Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

13
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
46
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Blackfeet Community College, which is 0.283 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (46).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Blackfeet Community College in Native American Studies, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Blackfeet Community College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 4% of students graduating from Blackfeet Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blackfeet Community College is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    53 degrees awarded
  2. White
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blackfeet Community College is american indian or alaska native (53 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    43 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    10 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Blackfeet Community College is american indian or alaska native female (43 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (10 degrees).

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Operations

Blackfeet Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.1k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.38k (33.3%), compared to the 3.29% average return ($98.8k on $3M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2020, Blackfeet Community College had a total salary expenditure of $10.7M. Blackfeet Community College employs 25 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blackfeet Community College are Female Instructors (17), Male Instructors(8), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.1k
2020 Endowment
0.136%
growth from 2019

Blackfeet Community College has an endowment valued at about $16.1k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Blackfeet Community College grew 0.136% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.98M lower than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Tribal Colleges Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.64M - Federal
  2. $214k - State
  3. $175k - Local

As of 2020, Blackfeet Community College received $5.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $214k from state grants and contracts, and $175k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.02M
2020 Salaries
0.296%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Blackfeet Community College paid a median of $4.02M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($10.7M) and a 0.296% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8% decline from 2018 and a 17.5% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.94M (37.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.3M
Instructional Salaries
25
Number of Employees

In 2020, Blackfeet Community College paid a total of $1.3M to 25 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $918k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College were Instructor with 25 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College was Female Instructor with 17 employees, and Male Instructor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Blackfeet Community College.

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