Sitting Bull College

Overview of Sitting Bull College

Sitting Bull College can be found in Fort Yates, ND (a quiet rural area). The school is a public institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at Sitting Bull College.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in education and teaching, family and social work.

Sitting Bull College Selectivity

Sitting Bull College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 290 students were enrolled in Sitting Bull College. The school has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at Sitting Bull College, often seeking career changing education.

Sitting Bull College Tuition and Affordability

Bargain hunters might want to look at the school, which charges less than many schools of its type.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Sitting Bull College is an academic and technical institution committed to improving the levels of education and training, economic and social development of the people it serves while promoting responsible behavior consistent with the Lakota/Dakota culture and language."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Sitting Bull College

Sitting Bull College
1341 92nd Street
Fort Yates , ND 58538-9721
General Phone: (701) 854-8000

Sitting Bull College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work8child care provider, social work
Business and Management7business management, business administration
Liberal Arts7Native American studies, liberal arts and sciences
Conservation and Resource Management4conservation, environmental science
Office and Administration4general office occupations
Education and Teaching3elementary school teaching, teacher aide
Computer Science and Engineering2information technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine2various nursing
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and administration
Construction Trades1construction trades
Engineering Technician0engineering technology
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural operations

Number of programs and degrees for Sitting Bull College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree3115
Bachelor's degree73
Award of less than 1 academic year14

Sitting Bull College Student Body

Sitting Bull College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Sitting Bull College had a total enrollment of 290 students (261 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 9%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 17%
30-34 15%
35-39 12%
40-49 17%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

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

South Dakota52%
North Dakota48%

Sitting Bull College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 43 %

Sitting Bull College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sitting Bull College Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Sitting Bull College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,210
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,210
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Sitting Bull College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2188200)

Sitting Bull College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track139

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year13$41,7299$44,512
All faculty totalacademic year13$41,7299$44,512

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

Sitting Bull College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

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

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Sitting Bull College Highlights

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What Sets Sitting Bull College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 9%Sitting Bull College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 10%Sitting Bull College Minority % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 14%Sitting Bull College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in engineering technician
(for open-admission colleges)
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% of degrees in education and teaching
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% of degrees in business and management
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
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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