Admission / Registration Process

Fort Peck Community College has an “open door” admissions policy. Anyone who is seventeen (17) years or older who can benefit from the College’s educational offerings and services will be admitted. FPCC does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in the education programs which it delivers.

Students that have never attended FPCC (Previous Dual Credit/Early College students who graduated from high school or obtained their GED, use the New student application)

  1. Complete the FPCC Online Admission application.
  2. Complete Financial Aid Package
    • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) FAFSA
      • FPCC FAFSA School Code 016616
      • Contact Student Services for help (appointments by phone 406 768 6370 or email Student Services)
  3. Send all official transcripts including High School/GED/HISET/College/University to Admission Office
  4. Provide Placement test scores (used for academic assessment and to determine course placements
    • ACT scores dated within the last three years or
    • SAT scores dated within the last three years or
    • Accuplacer scores dated within the last three years
  5. Provide valid Identification and if applicable the Tribal Verification Form

The admissions process typically takes 1 – 3 weeks, depending on the FPCC Admissions office receiving your required documentation. Upon completion of the online application, you will receive an email and letter with a list of the documents you need to submit. Applicants will also receive emails and letters every two weeks to identify missing requirements. Please make sure to check your spam or junk folders for correspondence from FPCC Admissions office.
If you have questions about any part of this process, feel free to contact FPCC Admissions at 406-768-6352. Documentation may be faxed to 406-768-6301 or emailed as an attachment to Admission Officer.

Students that have previously attended FPCC (Previous Dual Credit/Early College Students, use the New student application)

  1. Complete the New/Transfer student admissions application
  2. Complete the Declaration of Major form.
  3. Complete Transcript request form: High School Transcript Request or OPI GED Request
    • FPCC Admission Office accepts official transcripts (High School/GED/College or University) mailed directly from the afore mentioned institutions
    • High School Transcripts or GED: Official transcripts with a conferred graduation date or official GED scores are required.
    • Post-Secondary (College/University) Transcripts: An official transcript is required if you have earned college credits from another institution. Official transcripts from all other colleges or universities previously attended (including dual credit) reflecting final term grades or activity such as withdrawals, ‘W’, will be accepted.
    • FPCC accepts electronic transcripts from the National Student Clearinghouse and Parchment.
    • All official transcripts that are mailed must be sent to: FPCC Admissions, PO Box 398, Poplar, MT 59255
    • Official transcripts must be received from all institutions previously attended.
  4. Provide Placement test scores (used for academic assessment and to determine course placements
    • ACT scores dated within the last three years or
    • SAT scores dated within the last three years or
    • Accuplacer scores dated within the last three years
      • The Accuplacer test is offered year-round at FPCC for students. Contact the TRIO Department @ 406-768-6346 to schedule an appointment.
  5. Complete the Tribal Verification Form (IF APPLICABLE)

* The admissions process typically takes 1 – 3 weeks, depending on the FPCC Admissions office receiving your required documentation. Upon completion of the online application, you will receive an email and letter with a list of the documents you need to submit. Applicants will also receive emails and letters every two weeks to identify missing requirements. Please make sure to check your spam or junk folders for correspondence from FPCC Admissions office.
If you have questions about any part of this process, feel free to contact FPCC Admissions at 406-768-6352. Documentation may be faxed to 406-768-6301 or emailed as an attachment to Admission Officer.

Students who are currently attending High School

The Fort Peck Community College Dual Credit Program provides high school students the opportunity to simultaneously earn high school and college credit by taking academically challenging and culturally relevant college courses.
Upon completion of the dual credit course, students receive a grade report from Fort Peck Community College. Students who have earned a “C” or higher receive 3 credit hours from FPCC in addition, they will receive ½ High School credit

  1. Complete the Dual Credit/Early College Application  (please print out the form and get the appropriate signatures)
  2. Provide Placement test scores (used for academic assessment and to determine course placements
    • ACT scores dated within the last three years or
    • SAT scores dated within the last three years or
    • Accuplacer scores dated within the last three years
      • The Accuplacer test is offered year-round at FPCC for students. Contact the TRIO Department @ 406-768-6346 to schedule an appointment.
  3. Complete the Tribal Verification Form (IF APPLICABLE)

Documentation may be faxed to 406-768-6301 or emailed as an attachment to FPCC Registrar For any questions for further help, call FPCC Registrar at 406-768-6351

Students who wished to take undergraduate courses and do not want to pursue a degree at FPCC

Non-degree seeking students must submit a completed application for admission, with an indication of non-degree seeking status.  Applications are processed through the same standard procedure as degree-seeking students.

  1. Complete the Non-Degree Seeking Application  (please print out the form and get the appropriate signatures)
  2. Complete Transcript request form: High School Transcript Request or OPI GED Request
    • FPCC Admission Office accepts official transcripts (High School/GED/College or University) mailed directly from the afore mentioned institutions
    • High School Transcripts or GED: Official transcripts with a conferred graduation date or official GED scores are required.
    • Post-Secondary (College/University) Transcripts: An official transcript is required if you have earned college credits from another institution. Official transcripts from all other colleges or universities previously attended (including dual credit) reflecting final term grades or activity such as withdrawals, ‘W’, will be accepted.
    • FPCC accepts electronic transcripts from the National Student Clearinghouse and Parchment.
    • All official transcripts that are mailed must be sent to: FPCC Admissions, PO Box 398, Poplar, MT 59255
    • Official transcripts must be received from all institutions previously attended.
  3. Provide Placement test scores (used for academic assessment and to determine course placements
    • ACT scores dated within the last three years or
    • SAT scores dated within the last three years or
    • Accuplacer scores dated within the last three years
      • The Accuplacer test is offered year-round at FPCC for students. Contact the TRIO Department @ 406-768-6346 to schedule an appointment.
  4. Complete the Tribal Verification Form (IF APPLICABLE)

The admissions process typically takes 1 – 3 weeks, depending on the FPCC Admissions office receiving your required documentation. Upon completion of the online application, you will receive an email and letter with a list of the documents you need to submit. Applicants will also receive emails and letters every two weeks to identify missing requirements. Please make sure to check your spam or junk folders for correspondence from FPCC Admissions office.
If you have questions about any part of this process, feel free to contact FPCC Admissions at 406-768-6352. Documentation may be faxed to 406-768-6301 or emailed as an attachment to Admission Officer.