Top Rapid City Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Rapid City, South Dakota, serving 2,319 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Top Rapid City, SD Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 5301 South Highway 16
    Rapid City SD  57701
    (605)394-4800

    1,479 students
  • 800 Mickelson Dr
    Rapid City SD  57703
    (605)394-4034

    840 students
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