Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD 57555-0105


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 568
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Sinte Gleska University has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Sinte Gleska University's tuition was $2,640 for all students regardless of residency (90.1% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of Sinte Gleska University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 61% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,938 (which is 10.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sinte Gleska University in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Sinte Gleska University has enrolled a total of 568 students (272 students full-time and 296 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and 531 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 37 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 10%

Two or more races: 1%

Black/African American: 0%

Hispanic: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Asian: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sinte Gleska University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 29% 58
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 23% 46
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 9% 18
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4% 8
Construction Trades 4% 7
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 6
Education 2% 3
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 3
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 3

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Sinte Gleska University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Sinte Gleska University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $12,500. Last year, out of the total 353 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 272 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 402 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 289 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $12,500 $15,100
Employment Rate 77% 72%
Total Graduates 353 402