United Tribes Technical College

United Tribes Technical College

United Tribes Technical College, UTTC, was established in 1969. Founded by the United Tribes of North Dakota Development Corporation, this institution offers enrollment to students from over 75 federally recognized Native Indian tribes in the United States. The campus of UTTC is situated in Bismarck, North Dakota.

United Tribes Technical College offers more than 20 Associate of Applied Science degrees, and several certificate programs of study. Courses are provided in art, business, art marketing, technology, science, teacher education, healthcare, and criminal justice. UTTC also offers a number of online programs.

The athletics department of United Tribes Technical College fields teams in basketball, cross country, and golf. The teams are known as the Thunderbirds, and they compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Students of UTTC are also involved in campus organizations like the Student Senate, Student Activities Committee, and Communication Committee.

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United Tribes Technical College
3315 University Dr
Bismarck , ND 58504

United Tribes Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work17child development
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and safety
Medical Administration11medical records tech, medical transcription
Office and Administration10general office occupations
Nursing and Emergency Medicine8licensed practical nurse
Business and Management8business management, entrepreneurship
Computer Science and Engineering6systems analyst
Art Studies5arts management
Science4environmental biology
Construction Trades4construction trades
Mechanics and Repair2automobile mechanics
Hospitality1hospitality administration
Medicine1health professions

Number of programs and degrees for United Tribes Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree8414
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years65

United Tribes Technical College Student Body

United Tribes Technical College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, United Tribes Technical College had a total enrollment of 604 students (593 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 7%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 92%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 13%
20-21 17%
22-24 17%
25-29 20%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

United Tribes Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

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

United Tribes Technical College Room and Board (2007)

United Tribes Technical College offers campus housing for 300 of its 593 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

United Tribes Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,530
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,530
Room and board $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 1,030

Financial Aid:
United Tribes Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2242900)

United Tribes Technical College Faculty

United Tribes Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year19$22,37623$24,118
No academic rankacademic year1*14$10,485
All faculty totalacademic year20$22,89337$18,959

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

United Tribes Technical College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


United Tribes Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Arts Management

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Environmental Biology

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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checked Remedial classes for students
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