National American University-Rapid City

School Highlights

National American University-Rapid City serves 1,554 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.

Top Rankings

National American University-Rapid City ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in South Dakota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 240 teachers has grown by 2300% over five years.
National American University-Rapid City(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty240 staff208 staff
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Student Body

The student population of National American University-Rapid City has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The National American University-Rapid City diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,554 students1,569 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:19:1
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# Full-Time Students290 students848 students
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# Part-Time Students1,264 students721 students
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# Undergraduate Students276 students848 students
# Graduate Students14 students14 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-202 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
3%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
4%
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% Black
29%
7%
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% White
50%
79%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.37
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,200$38,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,287 is equal to the state average of $13,287. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,287$13,287
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,714$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,590$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to National American University-Rapid City is Western Dakota Technical Institute (4.5 miles away).
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  • 1,214 students | 4.50 Mi800 Mickelson Dr
    Rapid City, SD 57703
    (605) 718-2400
    4.501,214
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    Torrington, WY 82240
    (307) 532-8200
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    Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    (308) 635-3606
    150.101,722
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    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 268-2110
    175.603,619
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    Sheridan, WY 82801
    (307) 675-0505
    190.104,347
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Did You Know?
For South Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,744 per year for in-state students and $5,744 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,287 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is National American University-Rapid City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.