Oglala Lakota College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,016
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,068
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
1,251
50.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
2.86%
2 Graduates

About

Oglala Lakota College is a higher education institution located in Oglala Lakota County, SD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oglala Lakota College were General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees awarded), Native American Studies (15 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

In 2020, 190 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oglala Lakota College. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (176 degrees), 12.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $2,016, which is $−1,494 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $2,016, which is $−1,494 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,068.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,016
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Oglala Lakota College was $2,016. The cost of tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $−1,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

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Average Net Price

$2,068
2020 Value
41.3k%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Oglala Lakota College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,068. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Oglala Lakota College grew by 41.3k%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oglala Lakota College was of $7,200 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Oglala Lakota College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Oglala Lakota College has a total enrollment of 1,251 students. The full-time enrollment at Oglala Lakota College is 637 students and the part-time enrollment is 614. This means that 50.9% of students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oglala Lakota College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 96% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.12% White, 0.56% Hispanic or Latino, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.16% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (69.2%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (27.3%) and White Female (2.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oglala Lakota College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,251 students. The full-time enrollment at Oglala Lakota College is 637 and the part-time enrollment is 614. This means that 50.9% of students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College are enrolled full-time compared with 51.4% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Oglala Lakota College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Oglala Lakota College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    1,201
  2. White
    39
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7

The enrolled student population at Oglala Lakota College is 96% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.12% White, 0.56% Hispanic or Latino, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.16% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Tribal Colleges is 79.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.6% White, and 1.99% Two or More Races.

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Graduates

In 2020, 42 more women than men received degrees from Oglala Lakota College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Oglala Lakota College is american indian or alaska native (176 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oglala Lakota College is General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees awarded), followed by Native American Studies (15 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oglala Lakota College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (40 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), and Education (46 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,432,292 people), Secondary school teachers (461,761 people), Education administrators (249,408 people), Special education teachers (201,805 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (188,329 people).

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (40 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Education (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (40 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Education (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,652,105 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (219,299 people), Individual & family services (135,296 people), Construction (127,601 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (125,055 people).

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (40 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Education (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Oglala Lakota College.
Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oglala Lakota College was General Business Administration & Management with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

74
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Oglala Lakota College, which is 0.638 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Oglala Lakota College in Native American Studies, which is 1.11 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 31 degrees were awarded to women at Oglala Lakota College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.82 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
6%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 0% of students graduating from Oglala Lakota College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 6% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 7% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (5.71%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oglala Lakota College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (5.71% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    176 degrees awarded
  2. White
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oglala Lakota College is american indian or alaska native (176 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    109 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    67 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Oglala Lakota College is american indian or alaska native female (109 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (67 degrees).

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Operations

Oglala Lakota College has an endowment valued at nearly $53.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−2.46%), compared to the 3.29% average return ($98.8k on $3M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2020, Oglala Lakota College had a total salary expenditure of $35.6M. Oglala Lakota College employs 47 Assistant professors, 8 Associate professors, and 1 No academic ranks. Most academics at Oglala Lakota College are Female Assistant professors (27), Male Assistant professors(20), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$53.4M
2020 Endowment
3.67%
decline from 2019

Oglala Lakota College has an endowment valued at about $53.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Oglala Lakota College declined 3.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $50.4M higher than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $19.5M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Oglala Lakota College received $19.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.7M
2020 Salaries
4.65%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Oglala Lakota College paid a median of $13.7M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($35.6M) and a 4.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.81% growth from 2018 and a 0.233% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.94M (37.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.2M
Instructional Salaries
57
Number of Employees

In 2020, Oglala Lakota College paid a total of $3.2M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $918k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees; Management with 25 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College was Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Oglala Lakota College.

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