Sisseton Wahpeton College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,850
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$1,561
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
125
52% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
3.28%
2 Graduates

About

Sisseton Wahpeton College is a higher education institution located in Roberts County, SD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Sisseton Wahpeton College were .

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sisseton Wahpeton College. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (20 degrees), 10 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sisseton Wahpeton College is $3,850, which is $340 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Sisseton Wahpeton College is $3,850, which is $340 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $1,561.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Sisseton Wahpeton College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,850
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Sisseton Wahpeton College was $3,850. The cost of tuition at Sisseton Wahpeton College is $340 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

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Average Net Price

$1,561
2020 Value
54.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Sisseton Wahpeton College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $1,561. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Sisseton Wahpeton College grew by 54.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,500
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Sisseton Wahpeton College was of $6,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 92.6% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 100% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Sisseton Wahpeton College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Sisseton Wahpeton College has a total enrollment of 125 students. The full-time enrollment at Sisseton Wahpeton College is 65 students and the part-time enrollment is 60. This means that 52% of students enrolled at Sisseton Wahpeton College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sisseton Wahpeton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.6% White, 4% Black or African American, 0.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Sisseton Wahpeton College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (50.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (40%) and Black or African American Male (7.69%). 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

52%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sisseton Wahpeton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 125 students. The full-time enrollment at Sisseton Wahpeton College is 65 and the part-time enrollment is 60. This means that 52% of students enrolled at Sisseton Wahpeton College are enrolled full-time compared with 51.4% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

35%
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 Sisseton Wahpeton College was 35%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Sisseton Wahpeton College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    112
  2. White
    7
  3. Black or African American
    5

The enrolled student population at Sisseton Wahpeton College is 89.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.6% White, 4% Black or African American, 0.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 2 more women than men received degrees from Sisseton Wahpeton College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sisseton Wahpeton College is american indian or alaska native (20 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sisseton Wahpeton College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sisseton Wahpeton College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (4 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (1 degrees), and Human Sciences (2 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 Sisseton Wahpeton College are Elementary & middle school teachers (130,125 people), Other managers (84,678 people), Postsecondary teachers (56,881 people), Physicians (44,624 people), and Secondary school teachers (44,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Sisseton Wahpeton College are Language & Linguistics (4 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (2 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (3 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sisseton Wahpeton College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Sales engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Sisseton Wahpeton College are Language & Linguistics (4 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (2 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (3 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 Sisseton Wahpeton College are Elementary & secondary schools (257,696 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (127,004 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (125,995 people), Computer Systems Design (56,068 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (44,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Sisseton Wahpeton College are Language & Linguistics (4 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (1 degrees), Human Sciences (2 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (3 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 Sisseton Wahpeton College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sisseton Wahpeton College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

11
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
13
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Sisseton Wahpeton College, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Sisseton Wahpeton College in Native American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, which is 3 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 3 degrees were awarded to women at Sisseton Wahpeton College in Behavioral Sciences, which is NaNy times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
7%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from Sisseton Wahpeton College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% 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 (9.09%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sisseton Wahpeton College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (9.09% 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
    20 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded
  3. White
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sisseton Wahpeton College is american indian or alaska native (20 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 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
    12 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Sisseton Wahpeton College is american indian or alaska native female (12 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (8 degrees).

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Operations

Sisseton Wahpeton College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.09M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.7k (1.72%), compared to the 3.29% average return ($98.8k on $3M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2020, Sisseton Wahpeton College had a total salary expenditure of $5.89M. Sisseton Wahpeton College employs 9 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Sisseton Wahpeton College are Female Instructors (5), Male Instructors(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sisseton Wahpeton College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 9 employees, Service, with 7 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.09M
2020 Endowment
0.779%
growth from 2019

Sisseton Wahpeton College has an endowment valued at about $1.09M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Sisseton Wahpeton College grew 0.779% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.91M lower 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. $3.72M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $387k - Local

As of 2020, Sisseton Wahpeton College received $3.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $387k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.79M
2020 Salaries
3.64%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Sisseton Wahpeton College paid a median of $2.79M in salaries, which represents 47.4% of their overall expenditure ($5.89M) and a 3.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.9% growth from 2018 and a 18.4% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$408k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2020, Sisseton Wahpeton College paid a total of $408k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.6% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sisseton Wahpeton College were Instructor with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sisseton Wahpeton College were Business and Financial Operations with 9 employees; Service with 7 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sisseton Wahpeton College was Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Sisseton Wahpeton College.

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