Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Overview of Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Cankdeska Cikana Community College is located in Fort Totten, ND (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Cankdeska Cikana Community College is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching, liberal arts.

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Selectivity

Cankdeska Cikana Community College is an open-admission school.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Cankdeska Cikana Community College had 223 enrolled students in 2007-2008. The school has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To provide higher education opportunities, at the community college level, including vocational and technical training. As a tribal college we emphasize the teaching and learning of Dakota culture and language toward the preservation of the Tribe. The goal is student self-sufficiency and independence through academic achievement."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Cankdeska Cikana Community College
214 1st Ave
Fort Totten , ND 58335
General Phone: (701) 766-4415

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts11Native American studies, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management5business management, accounting
Construction Trades2carpentry
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1pre-nursing
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Mechanics and Repair0automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work0public administration
Conservation and Resource Management0natural resources management
Education and Teaching0early childhood education
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural production

Number of programs and degrees for Cankdeska Cikana Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2012
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Student Body

Cankdeska Cikana Community College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Cankdeska Cikana Community College had a total enrollment of 223 students (170 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 12%
American Indian 88%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 21%
18-19 13%
20-21 9%
22-24 10%
25-29 17%
30-34 7%
35-39 9%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Dakota100%

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 32 %
Part-Time 4 %

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,480
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,480
Books and supplies $ 700

Financial Aid:
Cankdeska Cikana Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2236500)

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year9$39,3384$42,635
All faculty totalcalendar year9$39,3384$42,635

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Pre-Nursing Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Highlights

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What Sets Cankdeska Cikana Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 6%Cankdeska Cikana Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Cankdeska Cikana Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
Minority % of student body
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Top 8%Cankdeska Cikana Community College Minority % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Cankdeska Cikana Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Cankdeska Cikana Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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