Leech Lake Tribal College

6945 Littlewolf Road NW, Cass Lake, MN

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The Leech Lake Tribal College, located in Cass Lake, Minnesota, offers two-year degree programs with immersion in the Anishinaabe culture and traditions. Besides career studies, students take classes that concentrate on Anishinaabe tribal history, language, and culture. Academic studies are offered in the areas of Professional Studies, Arts and Humanities, and Science and Technology.

Disciplines of study lead students to obtaining degrees in programs that focus on indigenous leadership, law enforcement, liberal arts training, construction, and natural science. Students wishing to obtain financial aid need to fill out an FAFSA (Free Application for Student Federal Aid) and Indian Scholarship application for the state.

The Midwest tribal school is located in a rural setting and does not provide students with on-campus housing. Currently, around 225 students are enrolled at the school, which has around a 30% retention rate. Established in 1990, the college charges both in-state and out-of-state students about $4,400 in tuition annually. Located at 6945 Little Wolf Road NW, the school has a larger enrollment of women than men. Approximately 72% of the student body attends the college full-time. For further information about the school, contact the college at 218-335-4200.

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. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $3,700-$4,400 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $150 to $180 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$9,336

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Leech Lake Tribal College may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Minnesota, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Leech Lake Tribal CollegeCass CountyMinnesota
Graduation Rate10.3%-27.3%
Transfer-out Rate1.7%-21.3%
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Programs Offered

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 Leech Lake Tribal 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

Construction Trades


Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Security and Protective Services

Contact Information

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