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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 is a private, nonprofit school in an rural setting in Fort Yates, North Dakota. Sitting Bull College was founded in 1973 and now enrolls around 214 students a year, including 214 undergrads.

Sitting Bull College's endowment was valued at $541,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Sitting Bull College spends about $2,001.

2021 Sitting Bull College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 2.5
Tuition $1,800

2022 Sitting Bull College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Sitting Bull College

Sitting Bull College does not offer early decision or early action.

Sitting Bull College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Sitting Bull College. In 2021, Sitting Bull College accepted 0% of applicants. Last year, 63 students applied to Sitting Bull College and 63 were admitted. ### Sitting Bull College Waitlist 2021

Sitting Bull College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Sitting Bull College?

Sitting Bull College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Sitting Bull College, applicants must submit the following items.

Sitting Bull College Application Requirements

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Sitting Bull College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Sitting Bull College is 2.5 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Sitting Bull College.

Sitting Bull College Waitlist 2021

Sitting Bull College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does Sitting Bull College Require Test Scores?

Sitting Bull College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Sitting Bull CollegeSitting Bull College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Sitting Bull College students are active in the school's Student Government, Future Teachers and Ikce Oyate Culture Club. Homecoming, Thanksgiving Dinner, and and Student Awards Night are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Sitting Bull College.

Financial Aid at Sitting Bull College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Sitting Bull College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sitting Bull College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Sitting Bull College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! 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

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Sitting Bull College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,800

In State

$1,800

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

214

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,800

Out-of-State

$1,800

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 20
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