Flathead Valley Community College
Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) is located in Kalispell, Montana. This community college was founded in 1967. It allows students to pursue various associate degree programs in several different areas of study. FVCC has an onsite brewery and offers an associate degree course in brewing science and brewery operations. This is a school that gives students many opportunities to pursue exciting academic fields of study. It also aims to make student life as convenient as possible. In recent years, FVCC has even created student housing to help meet the needs of the community.
The FVCC nursing program has consistently been one of the most sought-after programs offered by the school. Students will be able to pursue practical nursing or registered nursing programs. There is also a certified nursing assistant program. The associate degree nursing program currently holds pre-accreditation status with the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation. FVCC has many partnerships with larger universities that will allow their associate degrees to transfer over to four-year programs. This means that associate degree program nurses will have options to continue forward to earn a bachelor degree.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students2,307|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
06/01/1970 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$162/credit|
|In State Students||$211/credit|
|Out of State Students||$417/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Flathead Valley Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$441|
|State Grant & Scholarships||11%||$3,245|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||36%||$2,230|
|Federal Student Loans||18%||$4,646|
$8,174Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,138|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,362|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,119|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,411|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Montana state board of nursing.