New Student Admission
To seek admission to Blackfeet Community College the student will be admitted in the following categories:
- High School: A currently enrolled senior high school student may apply for admission and enroll in community college courses to enhance and strengthen their educational program. Credit for the classes will be deferred until the student graduates or receives a high school Equivalency Certificate (GED). Students applying for admissions will complete the admission procedures along with a letter of recommendation from their high school Principal or Counselor.
- New Student:
- Application for Admissions: A uniform Blackfeet Community College application form may be picked up from the Admission Office located in the Beaver Painted Lodge, Blackfeet Community College Campus.
- Transcripts: All official high school transcript/diploma or GED transcript/certificate issued by the Montana Office of Public Instruction.
- Immunization Record: Students born after December 31, 1956 must provide documentation of their immunization record, showing second Measles, Mumps & Rubella shot (MMR#2).
- Social Security Card: Students who are planning to apply for Federal Title IV (PELL, FSEOG, or the college Work Study Program) are required to submit a copy.
- Application Fee: Payment of the non-refundable $20.00 admissions fee.
- Transfer Student: Must submit an Application for Admissions, immunization record, official high school/GED certificate and an official copy or copies of all transcripts & official financial aid transcripts from other post-secondary institutions previously attended. Upon a transfer credit evaluation those college level courses successfully completed with a “C” grade or better at other institutions and that are relevant toward the degree will be applied towards degree requirements at Blackfeet Community College.
- Former Student: Students previously enrolled at Blackfeet Community College who have interrupted their enrollment for twelve (12) months or more must submit an Application for Re-Admissions along with any official transcript(s), immunization record, tribal enrollment documentation, and a social security card if not already on file at Blackfeet Community College.
- Non-Degree Seeking: Non-degree seeking students must complete the admission procedures before registering at Blackfeet Community College. Students enrolled in classes at Blackfeet Community College (for credit or non-credit) who already have completed degrees and who desire to take refresher courses to maintain their skills; students who are taking courses for personal interest, and those students enrolled under consortium agreements with other colleges are considered non-degree seeking students.
- Ability to Benefit: Ability to Benefit applies to students who are admitted to a post-secondary institution but who do not have a high school or GED (General Education Development certificate) when they apply for admissions. A student admitted on the basis of Ability to Benefit must fulfill the following criteria from the education of training in order to remain eligible for their program of study, for grants, loans, or work assistance under this title shall:
- Seek admission to Blackfeet Community College.
- Be counseled prior to admission and, upon admission take the standardized assessment/placement test required by the Blackfeet Community College.
- Be admitted as a regular student, takes remedial course work and is enrolled in an accepted program of study for the purpose of obtaining a degree or certificate offered by Blackfeet Community College as required by the Department of Education regulations in order to receive Student Financial Aid funds.
Transfer Student Admission
Each student transferring to Blackfeet Community College from another post-secondary institution must make an official application and submit necessary documentation. For more information check Admissions.
Credits transferred in from an accredited college/university may be accepted at full value providing the student has received a "C" or higher for the courses. 100 and 200 level courses are accepted for transfer credit.
All transfer students who transfer with a 1.99 grade point average or lower, and former Blackfeet Community College students returning after an absence of five or more years are required to take the Blackfeet Community College Assessment / Placement Test before registering for classes.