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Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota


Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Public 2-4 Year

Estimated Cost

In state
Out of State


Financial Aid



Under 1,000

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About Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Cankdeska Cikana Community College is a tribal college in Fort Totten, North Dakota, on the Spirit Lake Reservation. The college is named after Paul "Little Hoop" Yankton, a Dakota man who fought and died in World War II; his Dakota name was Cankdeska Cikana. Although the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it was placed on probation in late 2015 "because of concerns related to program review, general education, assessment of student learning, persistence and completion, and planning."


Located in Fort Totten, North Dakota.

214 1st Ave, Fort Totten, ND, 58335, Benson County

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#3943 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in North dakota

#20 of 29

2021 Top Community Colleges in North dakota

#5 of 12

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Cankdeska Cikana Community College is Liberal Arts followed by Business Management, Construction Trades, Visual/Performing Arts and Education.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Cankdeska Cikana Community College within four or six years.