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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,016 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
N/A Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
59.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
26 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Oglala Lakota College is $2,016, which is $4,975 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $2,016, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $16,360 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $1,343.

In 2016, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 0% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Oglala Lakota College has a total enrollment of 1,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Oglala Lakota College is 774 students and the part-time enrollment is 527. This means that 59.5% of students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oglala Lakota College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.31% White, 0.38% Hispanic or Latino, 0.38% Two or More Races, 0.38% Black or African American, 0.31% Unknown, and N/A Asian.

Students enrolled at Oglala Lakota College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (36.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (21.1%) and White Female (0.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (0.23%), followed by Black or African American Male (N/A) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (N/A).

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In 2016, 67 more women than men graduated from Oglala Lakota College. The majority of students graduating from Oglala Lakota College are American Indian. These 119 graduates mean that there were 9.9 times more American Indian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 12 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Oglala Lakota College is Native American Studies with 17 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 14 graduates and Social Work with 7 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Oglala Lakota College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Cultural & Gender Studies, with 49 graduates, followed by Construction with 7 graduates and Education with 29 graduates.


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Oglala Lakota College has an endowment valued at nearly $36.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-8,751,673 (-24.16%), compared to the 0.27% average return ($7,812 on $2.87M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2015, Oglala Lakota College had a total expenditure of $34.3M. Of that $34.3M, they spent $13.2M on salaries and $3.65M on benefits.

Oglala Lakota College employs 65 Instructors, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Oglala Lakota College are Female Instructors (36), Male Instructors (29), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oglala Lakota College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 51 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.



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