Best South Dakota Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 community colleges serving 8,394 students in South Dakota (4 public colleges and 1 private colleges).
For South Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,786 per year for in-state students and $5,786 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,287 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Mitchell Technical College.
South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 19% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SD) School Average
American Indian
3%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
4%
Black
5%
White
81%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
3%
SD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked South Dakota Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Mitchell Technical College
Mitchell Technical College Photo - Aerial view of the Mitchell Technical College campus, located in Mitchell, South Dakota.
Public
1800 E. Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD 57301
(605) 995-3025
| 1,193 students
Lake Area Technical College
Public
1201 Arrow Avenue
Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 882-5284
| 2,217 students
National American University-Rapid City
Private for-profit
5301 Mount Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4800
| 1,440 students
Southeast Technical College
Southeast Technical College Photo - Living Blue at Southeast Tech!
Public
2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 367-6175
| 2,330 students
800 Mickelson Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703
(605) 718-2400
| 1,214 students
[+] Show Closed Community Colleges in South Dakota

Community Colleges in South Dakota (Closed)

School
Location
Students
5101 S Broadband Ln
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 977-0705
| 138 students
300 E. 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 221-3100
| 252 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in South Dakota?
There are 5 community colleges serving 8,394 students in South Dakota.
How much do community colleges cost in South Dakota?
For South Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,786 per year for in-state students and $5,786 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,287 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in South Dakota?
The best top ranked community colleges in South Dakota include Mitchell Technical College.
What is community college diversity score in South Dakota?
South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in South Dakota?
South Dakota community college are approximately 19% minority students (majority Black and Hispanic).

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