Located in Northwest Wisconsin on the Lac Courte Indian Reservation, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) develops curriculum that reflect Ojibwa culture and tribal self determination while addressing identified needs and interest of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, LCOOCC offers a number of associates degrees and one-year certificates serving both Native and non-Native populations. Student takes courses in general education (writing, math, science, etc.) as well as at least one course in Native American Studies and courses in their chosen degree path. Additionally, LCOOC offers student support, Career Counseling, an opportunity to engage in student organizations and many other opportunities. The College also offers GED/HSED coursework and testing services.
The College is an agency of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and derives its authority from the sovereignty and constitution of the tribe. The General Membership of the College consists of those individuals duly serving on the Tribal Governing Board. The management of the College is vested in a Board of Regents of seven individuals who are enrolled members of the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe.