Kilian Community College

300 E. 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-0000
Tel: (605)221-3100
School Highlights
  • Kilian Community College serves 252 students (13% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
  • 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 grown by 16% over five years.
Kilian Community College(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty14 staff65 staff
Kilian Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 252 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment252 students934 students
Kilian Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Kilian Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students34 students680 students
Kilian Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students218 students254 students
Kilian Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kilian Community College Enrollment Breakdown SD All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kilian Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Kilian Community College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Kilian Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kilian Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kilian Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Kilian Community College Ethnicity Breakdown SD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.31
Kilian Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kilian Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$36,600
Kilian Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,890 is less than the state average of $12,723. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,890$12,723
Kilian Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%87%
Kilian Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,125$12,000
Kilian Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
Kilian Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,375 per year for in-state students and $5,375 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,723 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.31, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is Kilian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.