Sisseton Wahpeton College

Overview of Sisseton Wahpeton College

Sisseton Wahpeton College is in a quiet rural area, in Agency Village, SD. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Sisseton Wahpeton College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include family and social work, hospitality.

Sisseton Wahpeton College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Sisseton Wahpeton College offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 245 students (173 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Sisseton Wahpeton College are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

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Sisseton Wahpeton College
BIA Rd 700
Agency Village , SD 57262

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Sisseton Wahpeton College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine12registered nursing, various nursing
Liberal Arts6Native American studies, general studies
Business and Management4business, business management, accounting technology
Family and Social Work2child development
Engineering Technician2computer systems tech
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science courses, computer science
Therapy and Counseling1substance abuse counseling
Construction Trades1construction, electrician
Hospitality0hospitality administration
Science0natural sciences
Education and Teaching0teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Sisseton Wahpeton College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2214
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years73

Sisseton Wahpeton College Student Body

Sisseton Wahpeton College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Sisseton Wahpeton College had a total enrollment of 245 students (173 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 23%
American Indian 77%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 11%
22-24 15%
25-29 21%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 14%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

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

South Dakota94%

Sisseton Wahpeton College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 35 %
Part-Time 100 %

Sisseton Wahpeton College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sisseton, South Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Dakota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sisseton Wahpeton College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,960
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,960
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Sisseton Wahpeton College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2277300)

Sisseton Wahpeton College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year4$35,9575$41,362
All faculty totalacademic year4$35,9575$41,362

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

Sisseton Wahpeton College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, Other

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
General Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Natural Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Sisseton Wahpeton College Highlights

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What Sets Sisseton Wahpeton College Apart:

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Top 13%Sisseton Wahpeton College Minority % of student body
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
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