Description

In addition to career training, Flathead Valley Community College in Libby, Montana, offers exceptional transfer programs, including those that allow students to get their four-year degree without leaving Flathead Valley.

Associate’s degrees designed for career preparation are offered in Business, Healthcare, Technological fields and specialty areas like Culinary Arts.

Flathead Valley also offers specialized academics for those who want to transfer to a four-year university. Students may choose to major in such disciplines as:

*Art
*Business Administration
*Economics
*Education
*Environmental Science
*Music
*Psychology
*Theatre Arts
*Wildlife Biology

In addition, Flathead Valley has a Scholars program that allows students to undertake an interdisciplinary major, which blends several disciplines. Designed for advanced students, the Scholars program offers small classes, individualized attention and is extremely appealing to four-year colleges.

Those who decide to attend one of Montana’s public universities, such as University of Montana, may also do so while staying at home. Through agreements with these schools students attend their UM courses and earn their degree from UM all on the Flathead Valley campus.

A large number of Flathead Valley students do transfer to four-year universities and the majority of them have statistically done very well, earning A’s and B’s at their four-year schools.

To make its programs affordable for as many area residents as possible, Flathead Valley does its best to provide financial aid awards like grants and scholarships, which do not need to be paid back. If necessary, students may also take out loans.

An application, transcripts, an essay and personal statement, SAT, ACT or Compass scores, and an academic reference are required for admission to Flathead Valley.

Quick Facts about Flathead Valley Community College

Region

Rockies

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.fvcc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$5,102

Out-of-State Tuition

$10,637

Retention Rate

58%

Enrollment

1,899

Year Established

1967

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Flathead Valley Community College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I enjoy FVCC very much. The only problem that I have run into was that not all of my credits transferred from Washington so I have to do a few extra things. Other than that the experience at FVCC has been magical. The campus is beautiful and the town of Kalispell is one of my favorite places.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love the location and all the different course selection and availability's you have

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Students

Total Students
1,899

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
Caucasian
73%
American Indian or Alaska native
3%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
22%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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