Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC), located on the Winnebago Indian Reservation in Nebraska, offers two-year associate degree programs, certificate programs, and community education programs. The college’s major focus is to prepare students to transfer and successfully complete a major at a four-year institution and prepare students to succeed in a multicultural world by emphasizing quality education of the highest level, humanistic values, and life skills. Little Priest Tribal College received accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1998.
Little Priest Tribal College signed the Nebraska Transfer Initiative, an agreement with four-year Nebraska institutions to accept the common core of general education courses in the associate of arts, academic transfer degree. The college issues two-year degrees, Associate of Arts and Associate of Science, in the following areas: Native American Studies, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Indigenous Science (Environment and Health), Business, and Interdisciplinary Studies. An important part of the college’s mission is to provide language and culture classes and training opportunities for upgrading job skills and improving employability.
Little Priest Tribal College is named after Chief Little Priest, the last true war chief of the Winnebago Tribe. The college’s heritage, mission, and educational values grew out of the vision of Chief Little Priest and the college continues to follow his driving wisdom and message, which now encapsulates our mission: “Be Strong and Educate My Children.”