Oglala Lakota College

490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, SD

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Oglala Lakota College, a public institution, offers a large number of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Kyle, SD, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. As a tribal college, the school's primary goal is to serve residents of the reservation and to provide postsecondary educational options for its students. Nearly 1,800 students enroll at Oglala Lakota College annually.

Areas of study offered at Oglala Lakota College include:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Ethnic Cultural And Gender Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting any applicants that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and admissions essays may be requested for certain programs.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $2,600 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's net price calculator to determine cost. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $3,300 per year. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students may visit the school's to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Oglala Lakota College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits

Student Enrollment

Oglala Lakota College has a total student population of about 1,400. The student body is made up of 97% undergraduate students and 10% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $2,000-$2,400 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $84-$100 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$6,413
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Oglala Lakota College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Oglala Lakota College is around 13%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years2%
Graduating in 5 Years0.8%
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Programs Offered

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 Oglala Lakota 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

Construction Trades


Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Social Sciences

    Contact Information

    General Contact

    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

    School Map