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Flathead Valley Community College Overview

Flathead Valley Community College is a public institution situated in Kalispell, Montana. The rural area surrounding Flathead Valley Community College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

What Is Flathead Valley Community College Known For?

358 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Flathead Valley Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Flathead Valley Community College?

Location of Flathead Valley Community College

Contact details for Flathead Valley Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-756-3822
Website: www.fvcc.edu

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, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Flathead Valley Community College?

24% Take Out Loans
8.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Flathead Valley Community College, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,277 a year. That adds up to $21,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Flathead Valley Community College is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Flathead Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

773 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,406 undergraduate students at Flathead Valley Community College, with 773 being full-time and 1,633 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Flathead Valley Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 773 full-time undergraduates at Flathead Valley Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Flathead Valley Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Flathead Valley Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 624
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

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

193 Took All Classes Online
625 Took At Least One Class Online
10.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 625 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 2017-2018.

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 10.7%. This is the #1,287 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Flathead Valley Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Flathead Valley Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Flathead Valley Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration #1
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #12
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #218
Liberal Arts General Studies #218

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 0 163 0 163
Nursing 0 28 0 28
Allied Health Professions 0 18 0 18
Precision Metal Working 1 12 4 17
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 16 0 16
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 11 11
Culinary Arts 0 11 0 11
Mental & Social Health Services 1 8 0 9
Design & Applied Arts 0 5 3 8
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 3 4 7
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 7 0 7
Accounting 0 3 3 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 4 2 6
Computer Information Systems 0 6 0 6
Ground Transportation 6 0 0 6
Food Science Technology 0 5 0 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 0 4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 4 0 4
Forestry 0 4 0 4
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 4 0 4
Business Administration & Management 0 3 0 3
Management Information Systems 0 3 0 3
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 3 0 3
Geography & Cartography 3 0 0 3
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 2 0 0 2
Precision Systems Maintenance 1 1 0 2
Agricultural Production 0 1 0 1
Health Sciences & Services 1 0 0 1
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 15 316 27 358

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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