Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Move Approved

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Change Panel to offer full course work at:

Bad River Blackbird Center

72682 Maple Street

Odanah, WI 54861

Red Cliff Cabin

37360 State Hwy 13

Bayfield, WI 54814

“The process to reach HLC approval, to return to the tribes, stretched more than seven months. Credit for this move and immediate increase in student enrollment is shared by the leadership and communities of Bad River and Red Cliff.” says Dr. Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College has been accepting students at both sites for the spring semester set to start Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Programs & certificates offered at these sites include:

Associate Degrees:

  • Accounting

  • Liberal Arts

  • Native American Studies

  • Native American Studies – Language Emphasis

  • Small Business Administration


  • Native American Tribal Management

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Office Support Specialist

  • Ojibwe Language

  • Personal Care Worker

  • Tribal Court Lay Advocate - New

The combined student headcount has increased by more than 80% and credit hours have increased by more than 101%.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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