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Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between best schools in South Dakota. For state residents, the average COA is $23,252 when living on campus and $24,526 when living off campus. For out-of-state students, the average COA is $32,551 when living on campus and $33,825 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Best Schools In South Dakota
RankNameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1South Dakota State University$9,299$12,809 $1,200 $12,117 $13,805
2Augustana University$35,914 $1,000 $15,358 $18,200
3University of South Dakota$9,432$12,942 $1,200 $13,225 $15,025
4Black Hills State University$9,000$12,100 $1,200 $11,900 $11,900
5Northern State University$8,845$11,947 $1,200 $13,450 $13,450
6University of Sioux Falls$19,900 $1,000 $11,770 $13,700
7Dakota State University$9,633$12,735 $1,200 $12,022 $13,240
8Mount Marty University$29,980 $1,200 $13,036 $13,756
Average$9,242$18,541$1,150$12,860$14,135

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between best schools in South Dakota. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,242 for in-state students and $18,541 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of best schools in South Dakota are increased by 1.46% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in South Dakota, Augustana University requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $35,914 and Northern State University has the lowest tuition & fees of $11,947 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In South Dakota
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1South Dakota State University$9,200$12,675$9,299$12,809
2Augustana University$35,884$35,914
3University of South Dakota$9,332$12,807$9,432$12,942
4Black Hills State University$8,672$11,742$9,000$12,100
5Northern State University$8,750$11,821$8,845$11,947
6University of Sioux Falls$19,520$19,900
7Dakota State University$9,536$12,606$9,633$12,735
8Mount Marty University$29,136$29,980
Average$9,098$18,274$9,242$18,541

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between best schools in South Dakota. The average graduate tuition & fees is $7,777 for state residents and $15,357 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of best schools in South Dakota are increased by 8.58% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in South Dakota, Augustana University requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $35,716 and University of Sioux Falls has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $7,110.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In South Dakota
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1South Dakota State University$9,285$16,743$9,384$16,917
2Augustana University$36,480$36,696
3University of South Dakota$7,043$12,637$7,118$12,768
4Black Hills State University$8,384$8,384$8,916$15,849
5Northern State University$6,665$11,814$6,736$11,936
6University of Sioux Falls$7,110$7,110
7Dakota State University$6,660$11,809$6,731$11,931
8Mount Marty University$8,175$9,650
Average$7,607$14,144$7,777$15,357

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between best schools in South Dakota. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of best schools in South Dakota is $12,860 when a student lives on campus and $14,135 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Best Schools In South Dakota
RankNameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
1South Dakota State University $8,054$4,063 $9,025$4,780-
2Augustana University $8,858$6,500 $9,500$8,700-
3University of South Dakota $8,600$4,625 $9,013$6,012-
4Black Hills State University $7,400$4,500 $7,400$4,500-
5Northern State University $9,150$4,300 $9,150$4,300-
6University of Sioux Falls $7,930$3,840 $9,415$4,285-
7Dakota State University $7,148$4,874 $7,433$5,807-
8Mount Marty University $8,554$4,482 $8,554$5,202-
Average$8,212 $4,648$8,686 $5,448-
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