South Dakota Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend private college in South Dakota?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in South Dakota was $21,324 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $761 from the 2015-2016 average of $20,563 and represents a 3.7% annual increase. The list of South Dakota private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 12 private colleges and universities in South Dakota, the most popular being Augustana College with 1,584 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $30,454. Augustana College is the most expensive private school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $30,454.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. South Dakota colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in South Dakota or cheap South Dakota colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore South Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, 1,584 Students
$30,454 69 71
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 15 Students
$10,440 - -
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, 698 Students
$25,750 38 54
Globe University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 103 Students
$14,040 - -
Kilian Community College
Sioux Falls, 12 Students
$10,980 - -
Mount Marty College
Yankton, 587 Students
$23,230 48 59
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension
Ellsworth AFB, 45 Students
$6,000 - -
National American University Rapid City
Rapid City, 236 Students
$13,194 - -
National American University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 59 Students
$12,528 - -
Presentation College
Aberdeen, 536 Students
$18,710 14 -
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, 272 Students
$2,640 - -
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 1,054 Students
$27,160 44 56