Tribal Colleges

Leech Lake Tribal College

6945 Little Wolf Road
Cass Lake, MN 56633


The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe established Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in July 1990. The college is located on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in north central Minnesota. LLTC provides quality higher education grounded in Anishinaabe values and endeavors to serve as the center of academic excellence to advance Anishinaabe worldviews and empower lifelong learners to be fully engaged citizens, stewards and leaders.

LLTC offers associate degrees in the areas of the arts and humanities and natural sciences and technology. Diploma and certificate subjects include business management, construction technology, residential carpentry, integrated residential building, early childhood education and law enforcement.

Student Life
LLTC operates an early childhood center and offers a learning center, walking trail, smoke-free campus, drum room, feeding room for new mothers, rocketry club, and basketball for men and women. In 2017 it was named as the best community college in the country by Wallet Hub, and was ranked seventh in the nation in 2010 by Washington Monthly as one of “America’s 50 Best Community Colleges.”