Private Colleges in South Dakota

The 2021 Directory of South Dakota Private Colleges and Costs

South Dakota Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

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 $21,558 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $737 from the 2018-2019 average of $20,821 and represents a 3.54% 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 University with 1,754 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $33,430. Augustana University is the most expensive private school in South Dakota with an in-state tuition of $33,430.

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 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, South Dakota

$33,430 64 79
Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$10,440 NA NA
Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, South Dakota

$27,700 38 19
Globe University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$14,040 NA NA
Kilian Community College

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$10,980 NA NA
Mount Marty College

Yankton, South Dakota

$25,976 41 44
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension

Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota

$6,000 NA NA
National American University Rapid City

Rapid City, South Dakota

$15,000 NA NA
National American University Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$15,000 NA NA
Presentation College

Aberdeen, South Dakota

$20,995 37 12
Sinte Gleska University

Mission, South Dakota

$2,640 NA NA
University of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

$18,610 45 27