Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, located in Cloquet, Minnesota, is a public two year institution founded in 1987. The school is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, and was founded through a Tribal-State partnership that also includes the school in the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. The school was created in order to meet the educational needs of American Indians in the region and is the only tribal community college in the state
FDLTCC offers a small number of degree and large number of certificate programs that allow for academic transfer or career training opportunities. Academic transfer programs allow students to pursue education at lower cost by completing the freshman and sophomore years at FDLTCC followed by applying to four year institutions to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree.
Career training programs confer certificates or associate degrees, take between one and two years to complete, and provide an education and training in a high demand industry or field for the purposes of long term employment.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, may do so through he school's open enrollment policy that requires students to be at least eighteen or have a high school diploma, and to provide a completed application, pay fees, and to submit transcripts and test scores if available.
If standardized test scores are unavailable, students will be asked to take a placement exam. Participation in orientation is encouraged, as is meeting with a counselor prior to the first semester. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships awarded based on need as determined by a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $4,800-$5,700 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $160 to $190 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$4,858|
|Receiving Student Loans||61%||$5,440|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Minnesota.
|Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College||Carlton County||Minnesota|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
- Rainy River Community College in International Falls, MN (136 miles away)
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, MI (187 miles away)