• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organization which serves its member businesses and the community. We are located in the heart of West Central Minnesota’s premier lakes country destination, Otter Tail County. With its nearly 1100 lakes, rivers, streams and trails offering an abundance of recreational options, its a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • Educational Resources

    Pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade

    Fergus Falls School District

    Serves students in the Fergus Falls area and consists of the following academic institutions:

    McKinley Elementary School - Pre-K and Kindergarten

    Adams Elementary School - Grades 1-2

    Cleveland Elementary School - Grades 3-4

    Kennedy Secondary School - Grades 5-12

    • iQ Academy Minnesota - Students learning at the K-12 level may benefit from personalized online learning experiences provided by iQ Academy Minnesota.

    Fergus Falls Private Schools

    Morning Son School – Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade

    Trinity Lutheran Pre-School

    Children’s Corner Pre-School

    Our Lady of Victory Church & School – Grades Kindergarten through 6th grade

    • Hillcrest Academy - This faith-based high school prepares students for an easy transition into collegiate learning while developing a well-rounded Christian worldview.

    Higher Education Opportunities in Fergus Falls

    Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State Fergus Falls campus) - In addition to offering more than seventy academic programs focused on liberal arts and career-based learning, Minnesota State Community and Technical College also helps prep high school students for college-level learning with concurrent enrollment programs.

    Higher Education Opportunities in the area

    Alexandria Technical & Community College - Approximately 50 miles from Fergus Falls, ATCC offers a variety of career and technical programs at an affordable tuition rate, allowing students quick and easy access to fulfilling careers.

    North Dakota State College of Science - NDSCS has a 98% percent job placement rate for graduated students, and is located only 34 miles from Fergus Falls.

    Concordia College - Concordia College has been educating Minnesota students for 125 years, and is located 56 miles from Fergus Falls. Students may choose from over 50 majors, most of which offer online learning options.

    Minnesota State University, Moorhead - The Moorhead location for MN State is approximately a 60 mile drive from Fergus Falls, and offers numerous degrees at both the bachelor and graduate level.

    University of Minnesota, Morris - The University of Minnesota’s Morris location is located just under 60 miles away from Fergus Falls, and offers 35 academic emphases from which to select.

    Financial Aid & Affordable Education

    Fergus Area College Foundation - Learn more about the Fergus Area College Foundation, which focuses on providing students from all backgrounds with academic opportunities by annually scholarship distribution.

    Minnesota College Savings Plan - Begin a college savings plan today by following the three easy steps detailed at this link.

    FAFSA Government Aid - Complete the free application for federal financial coverage at this link.

    Online Colleges & Continuing Education

    Fergus Falls Public Schools Community Education - Whether students are interested in job upgrades or personal development, they can learn about the large selection of adult education courses offered in the Fergus Falls area at this link.

    Adult Education in Fergus Falls - Adult basic education programs available in Fergus Falls include courses focusing on preparation for taking the GED, developing English as a second language, and preparing for entrance into college.

    Fergus Falls Area Learning Center - For more than 30 years, the Fergus Falls Area Learning Center has been providing students with the advisement, counseling, and instruction that facilitates academic and career success.

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