Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, ND, USA
3.40 Average Rating

Founded by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Sitting Bull College is a tribal institution on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Featuring an academic curriculum guided by Lakota/Dakota values, Sitting Bull is home to an extensive Native American Studies program offering numerous courses on tribal language, culture, and history. Sitting Bull further emphasizes Native American identity through extracurricular groups such as American Indian Business Leaders and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium quiz bowl team. For students looking to explore the reservation, Sitting Bull is adjacent to the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway.


Average Net Price
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Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students

What Students Are Saying

3.40 Average Rating
Sitting Bull College is, as one outreach coordinator says, the Harvard of Tribal Colleges, and it deserves this- the education offered at Sitting Bull is top-notch, whether pursuing business, education, environmental studies, or other majors. The classes at Sitting Bull are small providing a lot of one-on-one attention and the instructors are dedicated professionals who work hard to ensure the learning and success of every student. As a student, and without exception all other students I know here would say similar, I feel I am lucky to attend such a great small school.
Cara in Fort Yates
Sitting Bull College has alot of great classes to offer. I enjoy going to classes and meeting new peers at the start of each semester. Sitting Bull College is a very affordable and credited college that I would recommend to any of my friends.
Marletta from McLaughlin, SD

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