Flathead Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Flathead Valley Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,170 students enrolled. This school was established in 1967 and is the only college located in Kalispell, Montana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Flathead Valley Community College.

Flathead Valley Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Flathead Valley Community College is low at 58% (below Montana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Flathead Valley Community College is low - 34%. Around 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Flathead Valley Community College is pretty good -- 12:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,200
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - around $10,100 per year. The additional fees at Flathead Valley Community College beyond tuition are nearly $1,100, which comes to $11,200 per year.

Read the details about Flathead Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Flathead Valley Community College is $15.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Flathead Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (406) 756-3822 or check Flathead Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,900
Low
Flathead Valley Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Flathead Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Flathead Valley Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- about $2,900 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Flathead Valley Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Flathead Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901, USA
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