Located in Bismarck, North Dakota, United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) is a postsecondary institution that offers vocational and academic degree programs. For over 43 years, UTTC has served over ten thousand American Indian students from more than 75 federally recognized Indian Tribes across the nation. In addition to American Indians, the college welcomes and serves students of all backgrounds. United Tribes Technical College offers its programs and training on the College’s 230 acre campus along Bismarck’s University Drive, and online through distance education programs.
The College is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation incorporated in the state of North Dakota operated by five tribes: Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, the Spirit Lake Tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. United Tribes Technical College is dedicated to providing American Indians with postsecondary and technical education in a culturally diverse environment that will provide self-determination and economic development for all tribal nations.
United Tribes Technical College is a regionally accredited institution, having achieved accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, UTTC is the first tribal college in the nation authorized to offer full on-line degree programs. The College is considered a 1994 Tribal Land Grant Institution.