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.

School Highlights

National American University-Sioux Falls serves 155 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National American University-Sioux Falls(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty18 staff70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of National American University-Sioux Falls has declined by 73% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 225:1 over five years.
The National American University-Sioux Falls diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has grown by 87% over five years.
Total Enrollment155 students1,061 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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# Full-Time Students36 students568 students
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# Part-Time Students119 students493 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
3%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
16%
7%
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% White
68%
77%
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% Two or more races
5%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.510.40
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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 $12,675 is less than the state average of $13,334. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,675$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-Sioux Falls is Globe University-Sioux Falls (0.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Globe University-Sioux Falls
    Private, for profit
    138 students | 0.30 Mi5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 977-0705
    0.30138
  • 2,166 students | 5.20 Mi2320 N Career Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 367-7624
    5.202,166
  • 1,747 students | 51.40 Mi603 W Park St
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712) 324-5061
    51.401,747
  • 1,162 students | 62.10 Mi1800 E. Spruce Street
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    (800) 684-1969
    62.101,162
  • St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    273 students | 70.30 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-3149
    70.30273
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