Located on the L’Anse Indian Reservation, on the southern shore of Lake Superior, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC) provides post-secondary education rich in Ojibwa culture, tradition and beliefs.
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College offers programs that prepare students to become gainfully employed and encourages them to pursue advanced degrees, and enable them to meet their personal aspirations. Students can find offerings for associate degrees, personal and professional enrichment, and life-long learning. Transfer credit agreements exist between KBOCC and the following institutions: Finlandia University, Michigan Technological University, and Northern Michigan University.
In October 2009, the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools approved the College as a candidate for accreditation. In December 2010, the Department of Education approved Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College to receive funds under Title IV for federal student aid. In additional, the Bureau of Indian Education approved the institution to receive funding under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act. On July 10, 2013, The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools approved the College for full accreditation.