Graduate Schools in South Dakota

For academic year 2019-2020, 17 graduate schools are active - 7 public and 10 private graduate schools.
  • The 2020 average graduate tuition & fees of South Dakota graduate schools is $11,054 for South Dakota residents and $12,450 for out-of-state students. Augustana University has the highest graduate tuition & fees of $36,480 and Sinte Gleska University has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $2,008.
  • Total 7,604 students have enrolled in graduate schools in South Dakota. University of South Dakota is the largest graduate school with 2,476 graduate students. For the enrollment statistics, we exclude colleges whose rate of online students is higher than 50%.
  • University of South Dakota offers the most number of graduate programs of 84 programs.
  • University of South Dakota offers the most number of online graduate programs of 23 programs via distance learning.

17 Graduate Schools in South Dakota Comparison Table

Next table lists all graduate schools located in South Dakota. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
College NameSouth Dakota Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Graduate Student PopulationNumber of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Full-time Faculty
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
$33,000$36,4802,1333264145
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
$8,384$8,3844,03529012122
Dakota State University
Madison, SD
$6,660$11,8093,38238910103
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD
$13,550$15,3001,0241401048
Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD
$6,990$8,1751,044182743
National American University-Rapid City
Rapid City, SD
-$15,0751,66524435
Sioux Falls Seminary
Sioux Falls, SD
$15,974$3,60030630675
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
$6,665$11,8143,4934421091
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD
$2,518$2,5181,30037264
Presentation College
Aberdeen, SD
$21,616$17,83970014243
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD
$11,270$19,2502,65435034150
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
$9,285$16,74312,1041,56083541
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD
$2,008$2,008583721331
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
$6,840$7,1101,615296760
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
$7,043$12,63710,0662,47684445
National American University-Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School
Rapid City, SD
$14,013$15,0754804804-
Institute of Lutheran Theology
Brookings, SD
-$7,836--5-
Average$11,054$12,45046,5847,604--