Oglala Lakota College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,016

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$306

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,246

57.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

2.11%

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 (15 degrees awarded), Native American Studies (14 degrees), and Social Work (11 degrees).

In 2017, 144 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oglala Lakota College. 73.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were american indian or alaska native (137 degrees), 27.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $2,016, which is $-1,254 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $2,016, which is $-1,254 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $306.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,016

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Oglala Lakota College was $2,016. The cost of tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $-1,254 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

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Average Net Price

$306

2017 Value

77.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Oglala Lakota College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $306. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Oglala Lakota College grew by 77.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,450

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oglala Lakota College was of $6,450 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.27% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Oglala Lakota College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.78% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Oglala Lakota College has a total enrollment of 1,246 students. The full-time enrollment at Oglala Lakota College is 717 students and the part-time enrollment is 529. This means that 57.5% of students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oglala Lakota College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.53% White, 0.722% Hispanic or Latino, 0.482% Two or More Races, 0.241% Asian, 0.241% Black or African American, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (61.4%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (35.5%) and White Female (1.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (100%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (0%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oglala Lakota College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,246 students. The full-time enrollment at Oglala Lakota College is 717 and the part-time enrollment is 529. This means that 57.5% of students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College are enrolled full-time compared with 57.9% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2017 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 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (57%), 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

    1,179

  2. White

    44

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9

The enrolled student population at Oglala Lakota College is 94.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.53% White, 0.722% Hispanic or Latino, 0.482% Two or More Races, 0.241% Asian, 0.241% Black or African American, 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 78.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 15.8% White, and 2.12% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 68 more women than men received degrees from Oglala Lakota College. The majority of degree recipients at Oglala Lakota College are american indian or alaska native (137 degrees awarded). There were 27.4 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oglala Lakota College is General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees awarded), followed by Native American Studies (14 degrees) and Social Work (11 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 (50 degrees awarded), Construction (14 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (11 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 (2,012,234 people), Accountants & auditors (1,106,334 people), Other managers (659,871 people), Financial managers (430,876 people), and Chief executives & legislators (335,673 people).

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (50 degrees awarded), Construction (14 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (11 degrees), Education (24 degrees), and Business (19 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 Oglala Lakota College are Surgeons, Sales managers, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Financial managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (50 degrees awarded), Construction (14 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (11 degrees), Education (24 degrees), and Business (19 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 (3,070,065 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (500,336 people), Banking & related activities (497,772 people), Computer Systems Design (423,331 people), and Construction (422,399 people).

The most specialized majors at Oglala Lakota College are Cultural & Gender Studies (50 degrees awarded), Construction (14 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (11 degrees), Education (24 degrees), and Business (19 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. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oglala Lakota College was General Business Administration & Management with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 38

  2. 106

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Oglala Lakota College, which is 0.358 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (106).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Oglala Lakota College in General Construction Trades, which is 10 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to women at Oglala Lakota College in Native American Studies, which is 4.56 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

5%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 1% of students graduating from Oglala Lakota College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 5% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (2.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oglala Lakota College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (2.5% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    137 degrees awarded

  2. White

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oglala Lakota College is american indian or alaska native (137 degrees awarded). There were 27.4 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (5 degrees).

0.694% of degree recipients (1 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

    100 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    37 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oglala Lakota College is american indian or alaska native female (100 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Oglala Lakota College has an endowment valued at nearly $49.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.46M (6.98%), compared to the 2.59% average return ($75.6k on $2.92M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2017, Oglala Lakota College had a total salary expenditure of $33.4M. Oglala Lakota College employs 63 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Oglala Lakota College are Female Instructors (39), Male Instructors(24), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 51 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$49.6M

2017 Endowment

19.1%

growth from 2016

Oglala Lakota College has an endowment valued at about $49.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Oglala Lakota College grew 19.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $46.6M higher than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Tribal Colleges Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $15.2M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Oglala Lakota College received $15.2M 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

$12.8M

2017 Salaries

3.68%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Oglala Lakota College paid a median of $12.8M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($33.4M) and a 3.68% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.787% growth from 2015 and a 2.15% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 4.36M (39.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.91M

Instructional Salaries

63

Number of Employees

In 2017, Oglala Lakota College paid a total of $2.91M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.01M (23.1%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

63 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

51 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College were Instructor with 63 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees; Management with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College was Female Instructor with 39 employees, Male Instructor with 24 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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