Kilian Community College

Tel: (605)221-3100
252 students
Private, non-profit
School Highlights:
Kilian Community College serves 252 students (13.49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
Kilian Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Minnehaha County, SD.
The nearest community college is Southeast Technical Institute (3.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
College Kilian Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 14 staff
61 staff
Kilian Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 252 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 252 students 1,296 students
Kilian Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
Kilian Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 34 students
810 students
Kilian Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 218 students
1,036 students
Kilian Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kilian Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kilian Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Kilian Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kilian Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kilian Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Kilian Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Kilian Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.44 0.53
Kilian Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,890 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,890 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,890 $5,694
Kilian Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,890 $10,252
Kilian Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Kilian Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Located in the heart of the city, near the Falls of the Big Sioux River in downtown Sioux Falls, Kilan is the city's only community college.
  • Established in 1977, Kilian Community College provides higher learning and serves new-traditional students by meeting them where they are and getting them to where they need to go. Kilian is renowned for its empowering approach to education. By being accessible, supportive, relevant, and trusted, Kilian helps students enter the workforce with an education, a sense of accomplishment, and a confidence that keeps them on the path to success.
  • Kilian Community College focuses on helping every student succeed. Our faculty and staff help you create your own goals, pathways, and direction. We will take the journey with you until you reach your destination.

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Did You Know?
For South Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,500 per year for in-state students and $6,500 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,780 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
South Dakota community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.