South Dakota Community Colleges

There are 8 community colleges located throughout South Dakota (4 public colleges and 4 private colleges), serving 8,551 students.
For South Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,160 per year for in-state students and $5,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,379 per year (view national tuition costs).
South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.31, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 17% (majority American and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SD) School Average
American Indian
3%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
3%
White
83%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
5%
SD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

South Dakota Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • 5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux Falls SD  57108
    (605)977-0705

    138 students
  • Kilian Community College
    Private, non-profit
    300 E. 6th Street
    Sioux Falls SD  57103
    (605)221-3100

    252 students
  • 1201 Arrow Avenue
    Watertown SD  57201
    (605)882-5284

    1,654 students
  • 1800 E. Spruce Street
    Mitchell SD  57301

    1,261 students
  • 5301 South Highway 16
    Rapid City SD  57701
    (605)394-4800

    1,479 students
  • 5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls SD  57108
    (605)336-4600

    595 students
  • 2320 N Career Ave
    Sioux Falls SD  57107
    (605)367-7624

    2,332 students
  • 800 Mickelson Dr
    Rapid City SD  57703
    (605)394-4034

    840 students
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