Community Colleges in South Dakota

For the academic year 2019-2020, 5 community colleges are active in South Dakota. South Dakota State University has ranked first in South Dakota community college ranking and Augustana University and University of South Dakota ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at South Dakota community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in South Dakota is $6,895 for South Dakota residents and $6,895 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 6,837 students have enrolled in community colleges in South Dakota and, of that, 936 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of South Dakota community colleges is 13.20 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in South Dakota is $5,341.
  • The average graduation rate is 52.40% and the average transfer-out rate is 6.00% at community colleges in South Dakota.

5 Community Colleges in South Dakota Comparison Table

College NameSouth Dakota Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Lake Area Technical College
Watertown, SD
$6,862$6,8622,24529172%4%$4,95217 to 1
Mitchell Technical Institute
Mitchell, SD
$7,359$7,3591,19824273%4%$6,25813 to 1
Sisseton Wahpeton College
Sisseton, SD
$4,510$4,510167-7%4%$5,68710 to 1
Southeast Technical Institute
Sioux Falls, SD
$7,470$7,4702,16621959%7%$4,26914 to 1
Western Dakota Technical Institute
Rapid City, SD
$8,274$8,2741,06118451%11%$5,53712 to 1
Average$6,895$6,8956,83793652%6%$5,34113 to 1