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Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, ND 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Sitting Bull College

Sitting Bull College is a Tribal College located on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota with two sites in South Dakota. Guided by Lakota/Dakota culture, values, and language, Sitting Bull College is committed to building intellectual capital through academic, career and technical education, and promoting economic and social development. SBC’s Vision comes from our namesake, Chief Sitting Bull. We pursue our Mission by focusing on our students and the communities they live in. We invite you to browse this web site and become familiar with our exceptional campus and course/program offerings.

Sitting Bull College Overview

Sitting Bull College is a private, nonprofit school in the rural setting of Fort Yates, North Dakota. Sitting Bull College was founded in 1973 and enrolls 201 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 20, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Involvement at Sitting Bull College

Interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Sitting Bull College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Sitting Bull College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Sitting Bull College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Sitting Bull College on the Student Life page.

2022 Sitting Bull College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.5
Tuition $3,600

Is Sitting Bull College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Sitting Bull College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sitting Bull College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Sitting Bull College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Sitting Bull College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Sitting Bull College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Sitting Bull College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Sitting Bull College's endowment was $500000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $2,001 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Sitting Bull College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Sitting Bull College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Sitting Bull College.

Based on this information, is Sitting Bull College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Sitting Bull College a good school for you?

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Where is Sitting Bull College?

Sitting Bull College is located in the rural setting of Fort Yates, North Dakota.

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College Info

Sitting Bull College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 20

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Sitting Bull College is Aug 20.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Sitting Bull College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Sitting Bull College ACT Scores

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Sitting Bull College SAT Scores

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Sitting Bull College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,556

In State

$9,556

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,600
$3,600
Fees
$410
$410
Housing
$5,546
$5,546
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Sitting Bull College is like? There are approximately 201 students enrolled at Sitting Bull College. 83% percent of students attend school full-time.

83%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

201

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,010

Out-of-State

$4,010

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 20
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