Located on the White Earth Indian Reservation in Mahnomen, Minnesota, White Earth Tribal and Community College, an Anishinaabe controlled liberal arts institution of higher education, is dedicated to educational excellence through provision of a culturally relevant curriculum, in partnership with students, staff, community, and industry.
The College presents learning as a lifelong process of discovery of knowledge embedded in the intellectual disciplines and the traditions of the Anishinaabe people. White Earth Tribal and Community College supports the self–determination of the Anishinaabe people through the preservation and promotion of their history, culture, and language. It seeks to address the social, political, and economic needs of the White Earth Reservation through programs that encourage service to the community. The College promotes a philosophy based on the seven teachings of the Anishinaabe.
Students may pursue associates’ degrees in education, environmental science, human services, humanities, arts and social sciences, Native American studies, and business. The College further offers adult education and specialized training programs. White Earth Tribal and Community College has articulation agreements with several regional universities including Minnesota State University Moorhead, Bemidji State University, and the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
White Earth Tribal and Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.