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 7,531 students have enrolled in graduate schools in South Dakota. University of South Dakota is the largest graduate school with 2,356 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
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Dakota State University
Madison, SD
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD
Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD
National American University-Rapid City
Rapid City, SD
Sioux Falls Seminary
Sioux Falls, SD
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD
Presentation College
Aberdeen, SD
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
National American University-Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School
Rapid City, SD
Institute of Lutheran Theology
Brookings, SD