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Sitting Bull College Demographics & Diversity

Fort Yates, 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 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 people of color (BIPOC). 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

There are 123% more female students than male students enrolled at Sitting Bull College with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% 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 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Sitting Bull College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 71
Women 158

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Sitting Bull College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of North Dakota or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sitting Bull College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 37%
Out of State 63%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,004 per year

88% 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 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.