Kilian Community College (Closed 2016)

300 E. 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
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 16%.
  • Kilian Community College is the only community colleges within Minnehaha County, SD.
  • The nearest community college to Kilian Community College is Southeast Technical Institute (3.1 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 CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty14 staff73 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Kilian Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kilian Community College diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment252 students934 students
Student:Teacher Ratio18:115:1
# Full-Time Students34 students680 students
# Part-Time Students218 students254 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
3%
% Hispanic
1%
3%
% Black
13%
2%
% White
53%
84%
% Unknown races
26%
5%
Diversity Score0.630.29
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
25%
38%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$36,600

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,890 is less than the state average of $13,334. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,890$13,334
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)88%88%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$17,125$12,000
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$5,500$6,000
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 $13,334 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is National American University-Rapid City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.