South Dakota Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

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 $12,891 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,411 from the 2015-2016 average of $11,480 and represents a 12.29% 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 8,727 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,451. Augustana University is the most expensive four year school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $32,488.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore South Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, 1,754 Students
$32,488 72 73
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, 2,062 Students
$7,626 26 43
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 15 Students
$10,440 - -
Dakota State University
Madison, 1,517 Students
$7,299 38 56
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, 722 Students
$26,700 38 45
Globe University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 103 Students
$14,040 - -
Mount Marty College
Yankton, 632 Students
$25,126 45 56
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension
Ellsworth AFB, 41 Students
$6,000 - -
National American University Rapid City
Rapid City, 316 Students
$15,000 - -
National American University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 36 Students
$15,000 - -
Northern State University
Aberdeen, 1,383 Students
$7,299 35 58
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, 721 Students
$2,016 - -
Presentation College
Aberdeen, 453 Students
$19,995 19 2
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, 215 Students
$2,640 - -
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, 2,066 Students
$7,500 53 63
South Dakota State University
Brookings, 8,727 Students
$7,451 49 63
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 1,158 Students
$17,980 41 52
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, 6,252 Students
$7,451 45 63