South Dakota Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in South Dakota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in South Dakota was $10,823 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,109 from the 2015-2016 average of $9,714 and represents a 11.42% annual increase. The list of South Dakota open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 12 open admissions colleges and universities in South Dakota, the most popular being Southeast Technical Institute with 1,405 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,016. National American University Rapid City is the most expensive open admissions school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $15,000.

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
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 15 Students
$10,440 - -
Globe University Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, 103 Students
$14,040 - -
Kilian Community College
Sioux Falls, 12 Students
$10,980 - -
Mitchell Technical Institute
Mitchell, 840 Students
$3,712 - -
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 - -
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, 721 Students
$2,016 - -
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, 215 Students
$2,640 - -
Sisseton Wahpeton College
Sisseton, 110 Students
$3,750 - -
Southeast Technical Institute
Sioux Falls, 1,405 Students
$3,016 - -
Western Dakota Technical Institute
Rapid City, 568 Students
$3,480 - -