National American University-Rapid City

School Highlights

National American University-Rapid City serves 1,665 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.

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 112 teachers has grown by 1019% over five years.
National American University-Rapid City(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty112 staff70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of National American University-Rapid City has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 239:1 over five years.
The National American University-Rapid City diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,665 students1,061 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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# Full-Time Students316 students568 students
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# Part-Time Students1,349 students493 students
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# Undergraduate Students285 students568 students
# Graduate Students31 students31 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
3%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
10%
5%
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% Black
30%
7%
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% White
45%
77%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.40
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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 less than the state average of $13,334. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,287$13,334
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,619$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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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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 $13,334 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is National American University-Rapid City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.