Sitting Bull College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,600
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$2,768
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
285
81.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
12.5%
5 Graduates

About

Sitting Bull College is a higher education institution located in Sioux County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Sitting Bull College were Environmental Studies (3 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees), and Native American Studies (2 degrees).

In 2019, 71 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sitting Bull College. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (61 degrees), 6.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sitting Bull College is $3,600, which is $174 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Sitting Bull College is $3,600, which is $174 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,768.

In 2019, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,600
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Sitting Bull College was $3,600. The cost of tuition at Sitting Bull College is $174 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

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Average Net Price

$2,768
2019 Value
9.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Sitting Bull College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,768. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Sitting Bull College grew by 9.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,481
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Sitting Bull College was of $6,481 in 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Sitting Bull College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2018, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Sitting Bull College has a total enrollment of 285 students. The full-time enrollment at Sitting Bull College is 232 students and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Sitting Bull College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sitting Bull College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.07% White, 0.351% Black or African American, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Sitting Bull College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (60.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (33.6%) and White Female (4.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (83.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (16.7%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sitting Bull College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 285 students. The full-time enrollment at Sitting Bull College is 232 and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Sitting Bull College are enrolled full-time compared with 55.5% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Sitting Bull College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Sitting Bull College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    261
  2. White
    23
  3. Black or African American
    1

The enrolled student population at Sitting Bull College is 91.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.07% White, 0.351% Black or African American, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 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 79.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.4% White, and 1.84% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 25 more women than men received degrees from Sitting Bull College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sitting Bull College is american indian or alaska native (61 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sitting Bull College is Environmental Studies (3 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees) and Native American Studies (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sitting Bull College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), and Construction (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Other managers (75,411 people), Construction managers (47,040 people), Software developers (37,371 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,593 people), and Chief executives & legislators (19,874 people).

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Sitting Bull College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Sitting Bull College are Construction (114,118 people), Computer Systems Design (51,913 people), Elementary & secondary schools (50,817 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (46,305 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (43,396 people).

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Sitting Bull College.
Most Common
  1. 3 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 3 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sitting Bull College was Environmental Studies with 3 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

23
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
48
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Sitting Bull College, which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (48).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Sitting Bull College in Welding Engineering Technology, which is 3.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Sitting Bull College in Educational Statistics & Research Methods, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (18.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sitting Bull College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (18.2% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sitting Bull College is american indian or alaska native (61 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    39 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Sitting Bull College is american indian or alaska native female (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (22 degrees).

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Operations

Sitting Bull College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.73M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $189k (10.9%), compared to the 6.93% average return ($175k on $2.53M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2019, Sitting Bull College had a total salary expenditure of $11.6M. Sitting Bull College employs 26 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Sitting Bull College are Male No academic ranks (14), Female No academic ranks(12), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sitting Bull College are: Production, Transportation, and Material Moving, with 12 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, and Service with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.73M
2019 Endowment
7.13%
growth from 2018

Sitting Bull College has an endowment valued at about $1.73M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Sitting Bull College grew 7.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $798k 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. $7.55M - Federal
  2. $139k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Sitting Bull College received $7.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $139k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.11M
2019 Salaries
5.23%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Sitting Bull College paid a median of $5.11M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($11.6M) and a 5.23% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.5% growth from 2017 and a 252% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.95M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.07M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2019, Sitting Bull College paid a total of $1.07M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $920k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sitting Bull College were No academic rank with 26 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sitting Bull College were Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 12 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; and Service with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sitting Bull College was Male No academic rank with 14 employees, Female No academic rank with 12 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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