Salish Kootenai College

Salish Kootenai College

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is a Native American tribal college based in Pablo, Montana which serves the Bitterroot Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreilles tribes. There are approximately 1,100 students attending the college; enrollment is not limited to Native American students.

Prior to 1978, it was a branch campus of Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC). In 1981, the college formally disassociated itself from FVCC and became completely self-governing. It is member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

SKC offers 7 Bachelor's degree programs, 13 Associate degree programs, and 7 certificate programs. Most of the degree programs are career-oriented, though students can elect to take courses of study in fields such as the liberal arts and Native American Studies.

See also

*Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation


Nicknamed the "Bison" and "Lady Bison"Although they are not within any athletic association. SKCs men's basketball program has won 3 consecutive American Indian Higher Education Consortium Basketball Championships (05, 06, 07) and the women have won 2 (03, 07)


Scholarships available through the American Indian College Fund (AICF)

External links

* [ Salish Kootenai College]
* [ Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes]
* [ Salish Kootenai College Board profile]

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