Sitting Bull College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,600

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$2,674

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

317

78.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

20.9%

9 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 General Studies (3 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (2 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (2 degrees).

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sitting Bull College. 53% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were american indian or alaska native (59 degrees), 9.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sitting Bull College is $3,600, which is $330 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Sitting Bull College is $3,600, which is $330 more than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,674.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Sitting Bull College was $3,600. The cost of tuition at Sitting Bull College is $330 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,270).

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Average Net Price

$2,674

2017 Value

17.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Sitting Bull College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,674. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Sitting Bull College grew by 17.9%.

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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 2017. 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 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

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Sitting Bull College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.47% with respect to 2016, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Sitting Bull College has a total enrollment of 317 students. The full-time enrollment at Sitting Bull College is 249 students and the part-time enrollment is 68. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Sitting Bull College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sitting Bull College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 9.46% White, 0.315% Black or African American, 0.315% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Sitting Bull College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (59.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (35.1%) and White Female (3.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Male (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

78.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sitting Bull College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 317 students. The full-time enrollment at Sitting Bull College is 249 and the part-time enrollment is 68. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Sitting Bull College are enrolled full-time compared with 57.9% 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 (57%), 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

    285

  2. White

    30

  3. Black or African American

    1

The enrolled student population at Sitting Bull College is 89.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 9.46% White, 0.315% Black or African American, 0.315% 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 78.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 15.8% White, and 2.12% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 4 more women than men received degrees from Sitting Bull College. The majority of degree recipients at Sitting Bull College are american indian or alaska native (59 degrees awarded). There were 9.83 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sitting Bull College is General Studies (3 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (2 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (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 Transportation (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 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 (70,750 people), Construction managers (41,207 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (29,475 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (28,355 people), and Software developers (25,880 people).

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Transportation (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (1 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 Sitting Bull College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Sales managers, Marketing managers, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Transportation (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (1 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 (102,355 people), Computer Systems Design (56,391 people), Elementary & secondary schools (53,518 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (47,605 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (40,417 people).

The most specialized majors at Sitting Bull College are Transportation (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Construction (6 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (1 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 degrees awarded

  2. 2 degrees awarded

  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sitting Bull College was General Studies with 3 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 31

  2. 35

In 2017, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Sitting Bull College, which is 0.886 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Sitting Bull College in Construction, Heavy, & Earth-Moving Equipment Operation, which is 4 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Sitting Bull College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 7 times more than the 1 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sitting Bull College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% 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

    59 degrees awarded

  2. White

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sitting Bull College is american indian or alaska native (59 degrees awarded). There were 9.83 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 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

    30 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    29 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Sitting Bull College is american indian or alaska native female (30 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Sitting Bull College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.61M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $112k (6.94%), compared to the 2.59% average return ($75.6k on $2.92M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2017, Sitting Bull College had a total salary expenditure of $13.3M. Sitting Bull College employs 27 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Sitting Bull College are Male No academic ranks (17), Female No academic ranks(10), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sitting Bull College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, Production, Transportation, and Material Moving, with 12 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.61M

2017 Endowment

19.7%

growth from 2016

Sitting Bull College has an endowment valued at about $1.61M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Sitting Bull College grew 19.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.3M 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. $7.5M - Federal

  2. $735k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Sitting Bull College received $7.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $735k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.07M

2017 Salaries

252%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Sitting Bull College paid a median of $5.07M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($13.3M) and a 252% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.1% decline from 2015 and a 6.11% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.02M

Instructional Salaries

27

Number of Employees

In 2017, Sitting Bull College paid a total of $1.02M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.2% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sitting Bull College were No academic rank with 27 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sitting Bull College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 12 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sitting Bull College was Male No academic rank with 17 employees, Female No academic rank with 10 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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