National American University-Sioux Falls
- The Sioux Falls campus has been serving students in eastern South Dakota since 1974, and is considered one of NAU’s most successful campus locations. In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the Sioux Falls campus offers excellent degree programs in paralegal studies along with three allied health programs; therapeutic massage, medical assisting, and pharmacy technician. National American University welcomes students of diverse interests, cultures and abilities, and prepares them for careers in health care, business and business-related fields by providing quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment.
- The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 800% over five years.
|National American University-Sioux Falls||(SD) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||18 staff||73 staff|
|Total Enrollment||595 students||934 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||33:1||15:1|
|# Full-Time Students||78 students||680 students|
|# Part-Time Students||517 students||254 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races||-||-|
|% Unknown races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$41,200||$38,900|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to National American University-Sioux Falls is Globe University-Sioux Falls (0.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 138 students | 0.30 Mi5101 S Broadband Ln
Sioux Falls,  SD  57108
- 2,332 students | 5.20 Mi2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls,  SD  57107
- 1,568 students | 50.50 Mi603 W Park St
Sheldon,  IA  51201
- 1,187 students | 62.30 Mi1800 E. Spruce Street
Mitchell,  SD  57301
- 254 students | 70.20 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City,  IA  51104
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