Our Mission

Ojibwe translation

Leech Lake Tribal College provides quality higher education grounded in Anishinaabe values.

Our Vision

Ojibwe translation

To be recognized as a center of academic excellence that advances the Anishinaabe worldview and empowers life-long learners who are fully engaged citizens, stewards, and leaders.

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  • Provide associate degree programs

  • Prepare students to transfer to other institutions of higher education
  • Provide academic credentialing programs of varying lengths

  • Assist students in developing and pursuing holistic lives (physically, intellectually, and aesthetically)

  • Attain and maintain appropriate accreditation and certification of LLTC degrees and programs

  • Maintain and measure quality learning in all classes

  • Provide a means of maintaining and enhancing Anishinaabe culture, values, language, and knowledge

  • Honor and respect women as the sacred life-givers of the Nation and to empower them for leadership roles in their communities

  • Serve as a cultural and educational center for community development

  • Encourage and support the professional development of faculty and staff