Four Year Colleges in South Dakota

The 2023 Directory of South Dakota Four Year Colleges and Costs

South Dakota Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend four year college in South Dakota?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in South Dakota was $13,608 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $205 from the 2019-2020 average of $13,403 and represents a 1.53% annual increase. The list of South Dakota four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 18 four year colleges and universities in South Dakota, the most popular being South Dakota State University with 8,090 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,773. Augustana University is the most expensive four year school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $34,934.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore South Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Augustana University

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$34,934 62 76
Black Hills State University

Spearfish, South Dakota

$7,700 22 1
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$10,440 NA NA
Dakota State University

Madison, South Dakota

$7,616 38 8
Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, South Dakota

$29,700 39 30
Globe University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$14,040 NA NA
Mount Marty College

Yankton, South Dakota

$27,720 41 47
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension

Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota

$6,000 NA NA
National American University Rapid City

Rapid City, South Dakota

$14,985 NA NA
National American University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$15,000 NA NA
Northern State University

Aberdeen, South Dakota

$7,616 40 14
Oglala Lakota College

Kyle, South Dakota

$2,016 NA NA
Presentation College

Aberdeen, South Dakota

$21,626 31 5
Sinte Gleska University

Mission, South Dakota

$2,640 NA NA
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, South Dakota

$7,820 62 41
South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota

$7,773 49 16
University of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$19,550 NA NA
University of South Dakota

Vermillion, South Dakota

$7,773 52 25