Kilian Community College

300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls
SD, 57103-7020
Tel: (605)221-3100
257 students
Private not-for-profit

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Kilian Community College is a post-secondary, two-year institution and the only non-tribal community college in South Dakota.
School Highlights:
Kilian Community College serves 257 students (14% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Kilian Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Minnehaha County, SD.
The nearest community college is Southeast Technical Institute (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kilian Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 257 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
257 students
1,275 students
Kilian Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
36 students
829 students
Kilian Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 221 students
1,020 students
Kilian Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kilian Community College sch enrollment Kilian Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 9%
1%
% Asian 2%
2%
Kilian Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 5%
7%
Kilian Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 11%
12%
Kilian Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White 73%
66%
Kilian Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
Kilian Community College sch ethnicity Kilian Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Kilian Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,260 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,260 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,260 $5,940
Kilian Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,260 $10,075
Kilian Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Kilian Community College is a unique post-secondary, two-year institution, established in 1977 to meet the needs of adult learners in the greater Sioux Falls area. The college is committed to working in partnership with area businesses to create meaningful training and educational programs that strengthen our economy and our community. Kilian Community College was originally owned as a joint venture of three private institutions of higher education in Sioux Falls: Augustana College, the University of Sioux Falls (formerly known as Sioux Falls College), and the North American Baptist Seminary. Dr. Thomas Kilian, whose vision inspired the creation of the College, served as its first President. The college provide four major areas of study within which you can earn a two-year associate degree or a one-year professional certificate: Business and Computer Science, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Office Technology. Kilian Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. We provide day and evening classes that make it easier to balance your personal and professional responsibilities.

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