Students outcome and student success have always been at the center of Cankdeska Cikana Community College’s (CCCC) academic pursuits. Its operation is guided by the Dakota values and culture. CCCC was named after Paul Yankton Sr. whose Dakota name was Cankdeska Cikana, a warrior who believed that Indian people deserve quality educational opportunities. It was established to break the barriers to higher education and pave the way to success for the Native Indians.
The founding of this college has marked significant development in the community as it promotes self-sufficiency and progress. With its programs, the members of the community have emerged as accountants, programmers, administrators, teachers, skilled laborers, clerks, and secretaries working in different industries and institutions.
As an independent tribal community college, CCCC is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) and the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges (NDATC). It is certified by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
CCCC offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science and Certificate programs in various fields. Under the Certificate programs are Natural Resources Management, Carpentry,Pre-Engineering, Finish Carpentry, Pre-Nursing, HVAC and Medical Assistant.
Below is the general estimated tuition and fees at CCCC.
Tuition and Fees $1,650/semester
Books and supplies $350/semester
Miscellaneous/Transportation expenses $1,600-1,900/Semester
Room and board $2,000-2,875/Semester
With the goal to support the students and increase the retention and graduation rate in this college, the Student Support Services provides assistance for the students in academic, financial and personal matters.
Potential Student's Guide http://www.littlehoop.edu/content/index.php/potential-students
Academic Programs http://www.littlehoop.edu/content/index.php/academics
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $3,000-$3,600 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $130 to $150 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$4,120|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Cankdeska Cikana Community College may offer student services like:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Cankdeska Cikana Community College, versus those community colleges in North Dakota, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Little Hoop Community College||Benson County||North Dakota|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Cankdeska Cikana Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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