Salish Kootenai College

Pablo, MT
58138 US Highway 93, Pablo, MT 59855

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is a two-year tribal college located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana. It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The college enrolls about 1,000 students, the majority of whom are Native American.

SKC offers associate's degrees in a variety of academic and vocational fields. The college also offers a number of certificate programs. SKC is home to the Salish Kootenai College Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts and artwork related to the Flathead Indian Tribe.

The college was founded in 1974 by the Flathead Indian Tribe. SKC is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees, all of whom are members of the tribe. The college is funded by the tribe, the federal government, and private donations.

SKC is committed to providing a quality education to its students. The college has a strong focus on cultural and environmental preservation. SKC is an active member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, a group of 37 tribal colleges and universities dedicated to promoting the educational success of Native American students.

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 716

Type: Public, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $17319

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $22503