Blackfeet Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,280
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,736
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
366
77.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
8.11%
6 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 2019, 65 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blackfeet Community College. 80% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (59 degrees), 9.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $2,280, which is $−1,146 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $2,280, which is $−1,146 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,736.

In 2019, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,280
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Blackfeet Community College was $2,280. The cost of tuition at Blackfeet Community College is $−1,146 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

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Average Net Price

$9,736
2019 Value
9.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Blackfeet Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,736. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Blackfeet Community College grew by 9.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,928
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blackfeet Community College was of $9,928 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.99% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Blackfeet Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.04% with respect to 2018, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Blackfeet Community College has a total enrollment of 366 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackfeet Community College is 285 students and the part-time enrollment is 81. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Blackfeet Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blackfeet Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.74% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 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 (56.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (33.7%) and White Female (7.02%). 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

77.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blackfeet Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 366 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackfeet Community College is 285 and the part-time enrollment is 81. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Blackfeet Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 55.5% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2019 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 89%. 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
    334
  2. White
    32
  3. Asian
    0

The enrolled student population at Blackfeet Community College is 91.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.74% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 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 79.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.4% White, and 1.84% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 39 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 (59 degrees awarded). There were 9.83 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 (3 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), and Science Technologies (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Police officers (131,645 people), Other managers (55,014 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (50,982 people), Construction managers (42,530 people), and Social workers, all other (39,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (3 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Science Technologies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Protective Services (11 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 Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (3 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Science Technologies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Protective Services (11 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 (314,677 people), Elementary & secondary schools (127,791 people), Construction (100,592 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (49,943 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (42,663 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackfeet Community College are Library Science (3 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Science Technologies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Protective Services (11 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

13
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
52
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Blackfeet Community College, which is 0.25 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Blackfeet Community College in Building Construction Technology, which is Infinityk 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 10 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
8%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 8% of students graduating from Blackfeet Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 8% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (8.82%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blackfeet Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (8.82% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    59 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 (59 degrees awarded). There were 9.83 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 Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    48 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    11 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blackfeet Community College is american indian or alaska native female (48 degrees awarded). There were 4.36 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (11 degrees).

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Operations

Blackfeet Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.1k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20k (124%), compared to the 6.93% average return ($175k on $2.53M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2019, Blackfeet Community College had a total salary expenditure of $11.1M. Blackfeet Community College employs 49 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blackfeet Community College are Female Instructors (30), Male Instructors(19), 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 16 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.1k
2019 Endowment
61.1%
growth from 2018

Blackfeet Community College has an endowment valued at about $16.1k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Blackfeet Community College grew 61.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.51M 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. $7.57M - Federal
  2. $313k - State
  3. $173k - Local

As of 2019, Blackfeet Community College received $7.57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $313k from state grants and contracts, and $173k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4M
2019 Salaries
8%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Blackfeet Community College paid a median of $4M in salaries, which represents 36.1% of their overall expenditure ($11.1M) and a 8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.5% decline from 2017 and a 2.42% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.95M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$960k
Instructional Salaries
49
Number of Employees

In 2019, Blackfeet Community College paid a total of $960k to 49 employees working as instructors, which represents 24% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $920k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College were Instructor with 49 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blackfeet Community College was Female Instructor with 30 employees, Male Instructor with 19 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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