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Welcome to the Leech Lake Tribal College where our mission is to provide quality higher education grounded in Anishinaabe values! The story of Leech Lake Tribal College is a unique one that continues to unfold with each passing year and with the always growing array of individuals that make up the Leech Lake Tribal College family. Click here to APPLY Now!

Open Admissions Policy:

Leech Lake Tribal College has an Open Admissions Policy; this means you can enroll if you have a high school diploma or GED. Our Open Admissions Policy also means you do not have to be American Indian or descendant to attend, we welcome all to enjoy in our learning! Open Admissions also means that your High School grades and class rank are not considered when accepting students. Upon acceptance to LLTC you will take a placement test, which will determine if you need to take remedial/developmental courses before taking college-level courses.

Why Attend LLTC

 

Our LLTC Alumni

 

Areas of Study

Liberal Education – STEM

Liberal Education – STEM

The program will provide students with an opportunity to customize their educational background to fit the student’s future four year STEM major of choice. A STEM field is any field that fits under the umbrella of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Liberal Education

Liberal Education

The Liberal Education program is a two-year course of study designed intentionally as an exploration of and exposure to many disciplines, development of a wide breadth of understanding of liberal education and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

Business Management A.A.S.

Business Management A.A.S.

The Business Management program prepares students in the process of developing the strategies, plans, procedures and policies that guide a business on both a day-to-day and long-term basis.

Law Enforcement A.A.S.

Law Enforcement A.A.S.

The Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) is part of the Professional Peace Officer Education Program requirement for the Minnesota Peace Officer licensing standards. All course work is certified by the Minnesota Board of POST.

Earth Systems Science

Earth Systems Science

The Earth Systems Science program will provide students with a basic understanding of natural resources and their management with an emphasis on the natural resources of the Leech Lake Reservation.

Forest Ecology

Forest Ecology

The Forest Ecology program is intended for students with an interest in plant communities, water, forestry, wildlife and fisheries and/or recreation management.

Indigenous Leadership

Indigenous Leadership

The Indigenous Leadership program focuses on the people of the Leech Lake Reservation, their world view, culture, and knowledge. Providing skills to identify community concerns and then engage in community service.

Early Childhood Education A.A.

Early Childhood Education A.A.

The program will provide students with an opportunity to customize their educational background to fit the student’s future four-year Early Childhood Education major.

Integrated Residential Builder A.A.S.

Integrated Residential Builder A.A.S.

This program integrates building science applications for energy performance (Passivhaus, zero energy ready home-DOE, Energy Star Rated) and multidisciplinary approaches from ecology, agriculture, architecture and construction into a two-year program.

Residential Carpentry Diploma

Residential Carpentry Diploma

The program coursework will provide the student with a mix of technical and general education, theory and hands-on learning experiences. General areas of study include building codes, blueprint reading, estimating, site building-science layout, concrete, framing, and interior & exterior finish.

Construction Electricity Diploma

Construction Electricity Diploma

The LLTC construction electricity program is certified by the Minnesota State Electrical Board, and courses are designed to meet the educational standards of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for a two-year construction electrician diploma.

Ojibwe Language

Ojibwe Language

Epiitendaagwak Ojibwemowin is designed to preserve and revitalize knowledge and understanding of Ojibwemowin. Epiitendaagwak Ojibwemowin (that is how much the language is valued/worth)

  • "I graduated from Leech Lake Tribal College with honors and I’m glad that I made the decision to go to such a wonderful school with such a loving staff and faculty. I have met a lot of cool new friends while attending this family friendly school."

    Deborah Hale

  • "I graduated from this wonderful college! Now I work here! I absolutely love it!"

    Flower Kingbird

  • "I am so glad I made that decision to attend college here in the fall of 2013. I’ve met some inspiring people here on campus, the atmosphere is so welcoming. The staff here are more then amazing, always willing to help out anytime. I love coming here everyday and it has really changed my life! Miigwech"

    Melissa Wilson

We are committed to helping you make your experience here as fulfilling and productive as possible. We want you to succeed, and will work with you every step of the way in helping you realize your goals. – Student Services –

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