Learn in one of the most magnificent places on earth! Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) is nestled between the U.S. Rocky Mountains and Flathead Lake – America’s largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. Our campus is a short drive from the majestic Glacier National Park and just minutes away from two ski resorts providing endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and adventure. FVCC is located in the safe and friendly small town of Kalispell–the heart of the Flathead Valley.

FVCC is proud to provide our students with an exceptional education provided by outstanding faculty. Many of our faculty have studied and taught all over the globe. With a faculty to student ratio of 1:17, the college offers a high degree of personal attention and support. Our students are known by their names, not by numbers, by faculty and staff who truly care about helping every student succeed.

Top Reasons to Start Your Future at FVCC

  1. Affordable Excellent Education. Receive an exceptional education and save money on tuition. Merit-based scholarships are available.
  2. Safe and Friendly Community. Live on campus in modern student housing. Just a short drive from campus, enjoy hiking, skiing, boating and other outdoor activities at Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Flathead Lake.
  3. Outstanding Faculty. FVCC’s professors have taught, studied and conducted research around the world.
  4. Caring Environment with Personalized Attention. Small class sizes and personalized attention from professors maximize your learning experience. Academic advising and tutoring are available to you at no cost.
  5. Global Friends. Meet new friends when you get involved in campus activities, sports and clubs.
  6. Work Experience. Study at FVCC for a minimum of one year and qualify for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing you to work in the U.S. for one year.
  7. Adventure. Participate in one of FVCC’s study abroad programs to Italy, Costa Rica, French Polynesia, and beyond.
  8. Free and Simple Application Process. There is no charge to apply to FVCC. Get started on your online application today!
Transfer Programs

Earn an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) in General Studies and transfer to a university to pursue a bachelor’s degree. See our catalog for a list of Transfer Programs.

Information for Canadian Students
Canadian citizens are not required to meet with the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

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Studying at FVCC is the best decision I have made. As an international student who speaks English as my second language, I have received lots of help in and out of class. There are many great instructors and resources to help me succeed. FVCC is a friendly environment, and there are many intramural activities to participate in and meet new friends.

Interested? We would love to be in touch with you!

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