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12572 BIA Rd 700
Sisseton , South Dakota 57262

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12572 BIA Hwy 700
Sisseton, 57262
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About Sisseton Wahpeton College

Sisseton Wahpeton College is a public, two-year institution located in Sisseton, South Dakota. Established in 1979, the college is steeped in Native American culture and provides a unique and enriching educational experience for its students.

Located in the heart of Sisseton, South Dakota, Sisseton Wahpeton College is surrounded by a rich and vibrant community, offering students a well-rounded and culturally diverse environment. Sisseton itself is a small town nestled in the northeastern part of South Dakota, known for its scenic beauty and close-knit community.

One of the distinguishing characteristics of Sisseton Wahpeton College is its strong commitment to serving the Native American population. The college was established by the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate, a federally recognized tribe, as a means to provide higher education opportunities for its members. As a result, the college offers a comprehensive and culturally relevant curriculum that aims to preserve and promote Native American traditions, knowledge, and values.

With its emphasis on Native American culture, Sisseton Wahpeton College provides a supportive and inclusive learning environment for its students. The college offers academic programs that range from associate degrees to certification programs, ensuring students have a variety of options to choose from. Areas of study include Native American studies, business, environmental science, early childhood education, and more.

In addition to its academic offerings, Sisseton Wahpeton College provides various support services to help students succeed in their education. These services include tutoring, counseling, career development, and cultural support. The college recognizes the importance of providing a holistic education that addresses not only academic needs but also personal and cultural growth.

As a vital part of the community, Sisseton Wahpeton College also engages in outreach programs and partnerships with local organizations. These initiatives aim to promote the value of education and uplift the community as a whole. By collaborating with tribal entities, government agencies, and businesses, the college strives to create a positive and sustainable impact on the surrounding area.

The campus itself is designed to foster a sense of community and connection. With modern facilities and well-equipped classrooms, Sisseton Wahpeton College provides students with a comfortable and conducive learning environment. The campus also hosts various cultural events and activities throughout the year to celebrate and showcase Native American traditions.

Overall, Sisseton Wahpeton College offers an exceptional educational experience for its students, rooted in Native American culture and values. As a public institution in South Dakota, the college not only serves the local community but also attracts students from across the region who are drawn to its unique offerings. With its commitment to academic excellence, cultural preservation, and community engagement, Sisseton Wahpeton College continues to be a cornerstone of higher education in South Dakota.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations