- Salish Kootenai College
Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is a Native American tribal college based in
Pablo, Montanawhich 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.
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 degreeprograms, 13 Associate degreeprograms, 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 artsand Native American Studies.
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 ConsortiumBasketball Championships (05, 06, 07) and the women have won 2 (03, 07)
Scholarships available through the
American Indian College Fund(AICF)
* [http://www.skc.edu/ Salish Kootenai College]
* [http://www.cskt.org/ Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes]
* [http://apps.collegeboard.com/search/CollegeDetail.jsp?match=true&collegeId=3165 Salish Kootenai College Board profile]
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