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Flathead Valley Community College Overview

Located in Kalispell, Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Flathead Valley Community College.

What Is Flathead Valley Community College Known For?

332 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Flathead Valley Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Flathead Valley Community College?

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Contact details for Flathead Valley Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-756-3822

How Do I Get Into Flathead Valley Community College?

You can apply to Flathead Valley Community College online at: www.fvcc.edu/student-admissions/apply-for-admission/

Flathead Valley Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Flathead Valley Community College?

23% Take Out Loans
9.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Flathead Valley Community College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,922 a year. That adds up to $19,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Flathead Valley Community College is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Flathead Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

716 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,049 undergraduate students at Flathead Valley Community College, with 716 being full-time and 1,333 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 716 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Flathead Valley Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 587
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 97

Over 9 countries are represented at Flathead Valley Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Italy.

Online Learning at Flathead Valley Community College

161 Took All Classes Online
605 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 605 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Flathead Valley Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Montana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Flathead Valley Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Flathead Valley Community College was -0.5%. This is the #1,853 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Flathead Valley Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Flathead Valley Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 157 0 157
Nursing 0 18 0 18
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 8 9 17
Precision Metal Working 0 11 5 16
Design & Applied Arts 0 7 4 11
Allied Health Professions 0 9 0 9
Ground Transportation 9 0 0 9
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 5 2 7
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 7 7
Accounting 0 2 4 6
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 6 0 6
Precision Systems Maintenance 5 1 0 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 3 2 5
Computer Programming 0 5 0 5
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 5 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 5 0 5
Food Science Technology 0 4 0 4
Management Information Systems 0 4 0 4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 4 0 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 0 4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 2 2 4
Agricultural Production 0 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 0 3 0 3
Culinary Arts 1 2 0 3
Geography & Cartography 3 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 2 3
Business Administration & Management 0 2 0 2
Forestry 0 2 0 2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 1 0 0 1
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 1 0 1
Health & Physical Education 0 0 1 1
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 1 0 1
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 19 275 38 332

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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