South Dakota Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

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 $13,251 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $1,771 from the 2015-2016 average of $11,480 and represents a 15.43% 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 9,001 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,191. Augustana College is the most expensive four year school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $31,450.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore South Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, 1,584 Students
$31,450 69 71
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, 2,250 Students
$7,514 27 53
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 15 Students
$10,440 - -
Dakota State University
Madison, 1,363 Students
$7,191 35 59
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, 698 Students
$26,700 38 54
Globe University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 103 Students
$14,040 - -
Mount Marty College
Yankton, 587 Students
$24,160 48 59
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension
Ellsworth AFB, 45 Students
$6,000 - -
National American University Rapid City
Rapid City, 236 Students
$15,000 - -
National American University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 59 Students
$15,000 - -
Northern State University
Aberdeen, 1,443 Students
$7,191 32 55
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, 774 Students
$2,016 - -
Presentation College
Aberdeen, 536 Students
$19,450 14 -
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, 272 Students
$2,640 - -
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, 2,221 Students
$7,380 51 66
South Dakota State University
Brookings, 9,001 Students
$7,191 47 67
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 1,054 Students
$27,980 44 56
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, 6,253 Students
$7,191 43 64