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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Demographics & Diversity

Fort Totten, North Dakota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Cankdeska Cikana Community College are almost exclusively American Indian/Alaskan with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 94% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Cankdeska Cikana Community College is designated as a Tribal College or University (TCU) - a college which fosters American Indian culture, languages, and traditions. The college is highly inclusive of Native American students.

Racial demographics of Cankdeska Cikana Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 6%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 93%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 255% more female students than male students enrolled at Cankdeska Cikana Community College with a gender ratio of 78% women to 22% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cankdeska Cikana Community College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Cankdeska Cikana Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 22%
Women 78%
Enrollment by gender for Cankdeska Cikana Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 40
Women 142

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cankdeska Cikana Community College serves a very low number of students outside of North Dakota, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cankdeska Cikana Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,868 per year

71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 50%
Part time Undergrads 34.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200208 IPEDS survey data for Cankdeska Cikana Community College.