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Sitting Bull College Demographics & Diversity

Fort Yates, North Dakota

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 Sitting Bull College are almost exclusively American Indian/Alaskan with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 93% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Sitting Bull 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 Sitting Bull College students
Race Percent of Students
White 7%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 92%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 97% more female students than male students enrolled at Sitting Bull College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Sitting Bull College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Sitting Bull College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Sitting Bull College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 92
Women 181

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Sitting Bull College serves a low number of students outside of North Dakota, with 55 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sitting Bull College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 55%
Out of State 45%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,004 per year

86% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
273
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 59.1%
Part time Undergrads 17.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200466 IPEDS survey data for Sitting Bull College.


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