Red Lake Nation College

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Red Lake Nation College
MottoThe good life for us all
TypePublic tribal land-grant community college
Established1987 (1987)
Location, ,
United States

Coordinates: 47°52′39″N 95°0′31″W / 47.87750°N 95.00861°W / 47.87750; -95.00861
CampusRural Anishinaabe nation reserve

Red Lake Nation College is a public tribal land-grant community college on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Red Lake, Minnesota. It is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and enrolls about 150 students. The college is supported by elders and community members who speak the Anishinaabe language and who understand the history of the Red Lake Nation.


RLNC is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), which is a community of tribally and federally chartered institutions working to strengthen tribal nations and make a lasting difference in the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives. RLNC was created in response to the higher education needs of American Indians. RLNC generally serves geographically isolated populations that have no other means accessing education beyond the high school level.[1]


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