National American University-Rapid City

School Highlights
  • National American University-Rapid City serves 1,479 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 16%.
  • National American University-Rapid City is one of 2 community colleges within Pennington County, SD.
  • The nearest community college to National American University-Rapid City is Western Dakota Technical Institute (4.7 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National American University-Rapid City(SD) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty112 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of National American University-Rapid City has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The National American University-Rapid City diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,479 students934 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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# Full-Time Students-680 students
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# Part-Time Students-254 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
3%
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
3%
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% Black
10%
2%
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% White
71%
84%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.480.29
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,200$38,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,287 is less than the state average of $13,334. The private state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,287$13,334
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$33,523$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,917
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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