Sitting Bull College: Narrative Description

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1341 92nd St.
Fort Yates, ND 58538-9701
Tel: (701)854-3861
Admissions: (701)854-3864
Fax: (701)854-3403
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: rural campus. Endowment: $541,000. Educational spending 2003-04: $2001 per student. Total enrollment: 214. 63 applied, 100% were admitted. 20% from top 10% of their high school class, 30% from top quarter, 50% from top half. 2 class presidents, 2 valedictorians, 10 student government officers. Students come from 2 states and territories, 35% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript, medical questionnaire. Placement: TABE required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/6. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: student government, Future Teachers, Ikce Oyate Culture Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Ski Club. Major annual events: homecoming, Thanksgiving Dinner, Student Awards Night. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Sitting Bull College Library with 10,000 books, 130 serials, and an OPAC. 16 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.