In honor of the Dakota values, Sitting Bull College promotes economic and social development through providing academic opportunities for the people of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the southern North and northern South part of Dakota. It operates with a vision to work together and build a better future for the children.
Established in 1973, this school started as Standing Rock Community College (SRCC) and to mark its continued growth, its name was eventually changed to Standing Rock College (SRC) to its present designation, SBC. The campus in Fort Yates is located at9299 Hwy 24 Fort Yates, ND 58538.
SBC is accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools and it is also affiliated with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and the North Dakota Tribal College Association.
The different divisions of SBC are Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Construction Trades, Business, Education, Energy Technology, Engineering, Math and Science, Native American Studies, Nursing, Social and Behavioral Science.
SBC aims to cultivate the students' leadership, technical and critical thinking skills as they uphold ethical standards and value for Native American cultures. Graduates are expected to be self-sufficient and able to cooperate and work in a diverse environment.
To foster an environment for students to actively participate in different activities, this school established a Student Life Committee. It involves the whole college in student-centered initiatives to enhance students' academic experience. Students may also join different organizations such as the Student Government, American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL), Culture Club and American Indian Higher Education Consortium(AIHEC).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 is estimated to range between $3,600-$4,300 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- 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||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$10,903|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Sitting Bull College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Day care
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 Sitting Bull 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
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Sitting Bull College.
- Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten, ND (156 miles away)
- Fort Berthold Community College in New Town, ND (156 miles away)
- Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, MT (255 miles away)
- Chief Dull Knife College in Lame Deer, MT (283 miles away)
- Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, MN (298 miles away)