Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, ND 58316
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Turtle Mountain Community College is one of the five private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Dakota. The campus is located in a rural area, in Belcourt.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 567 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Turtle Mountain Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,776, and fees were $474. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $1,776 and $474 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students567
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate92%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 3

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1984 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$83/credit
In State Students$83/credit
Out of State Students$83/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $3,735 $3,735 $3,735
ADN 70 $5,810 $5,810 $5,810
BSN 125 $10,375 $10,375 $10,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Turtle Mountain Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 78% $4,908
Other Federal Grant 19% $576
State Grant & Scholarships 58% $1,969
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $1,078
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,476
$30,001 to $48,000$9,925
$48,001 to $75,000$10,531
$75,001 to $110,000$11,394
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Dakota state board of nursing.
Turtle Mountain Community College
10145 BIA #7 North
Belcourt, ND 58316

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