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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$13,374
($9,720)
Graduate
(in-state)
$13,002
($8,468)
Books & Supplies $1,251
On-Campus Living Costs $12,115
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,198

Average Costs of Attendance at South Dakota Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $26,741 when a student lives on campus and $27,824 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,720 for South Dakota residents and $13,374 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,468 for South Dakota residents and $13,002 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,115 when a student lives on campus and $13,198 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
South Dakota Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$23,087 (In-State)
$26,741 (Out-of-State)
$24,170 (In-State)
$27,824 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$9,720 (In-State)
$13,374 (Out-of-State)
$9,720 (In-State)
$13,374 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,251$1,251
Living Costs$12,115$13,198
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - South Dakota Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges and universities is $9,720 for in-state students and $13,374 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 11.52% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$7,327$7,572 $7,806$9,720
Out-Of-State$11,903$12,151 $11,992$13,374
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - South Dakota Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges and universities is $8,468 for in-state students and $13,002 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 5.83% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$6,631$7,394 $7,404$8,468
Out-Of-State$12,059$12,257 $12,286$13,002
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - South Dakota Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of South Dakota colleges and universities is $1,251. The books & supplies costs are increased by 2.02% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,241$1,244 $1,227$1,251
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - South Dakota Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of South Dakota colleges and universities is $12,115 when a student lives on campus and $13,198 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.63% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 6.55% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$11,323$11,790 $11,921$12,115
Off-Campus$11,200$11,555 $12,387$13,198
[Chart] Living Costs - South Dakota Colleges