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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$12,851
($9,418)
Graduate
(in-state)
$12,286
($8,185)
Books & Supplies $1,227
On-Campus Living Costs $11,921
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,387

Average Costs of Attendance at South Dakota Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $25,999 when a student lives on campus and $26,465 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,418 for South Dakota residents and $12,851 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,185 for South Dakota residents and $12,286 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $11,921 when a student lives on campus and $12,387 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
South Dakota Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$22,566 (In-State)
$25,999 (Out-of-State)
$23,032 (In-State)
$26,465 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$9,418 (In-State)
$12,851 (Out-of-State)
$9,418 (In-State)
$12,851 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,227$1,227
Living Costs$11,921$12,387
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - South Dakota Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges and universities is $9,418 for in-state students and $12,851 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 5.76% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$7,156$7,327 $7,572$9,418
Out-Of-State$12,375$11,903 $12,151$12,851
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - South Dakota Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges and universities is $8,185 for in-state students and $12,286 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 0.24% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$7,114$6,631 $7,394$8,185
Out-Of-State$12,999$12,059 $12,257$12,286
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - South Dakota Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of South Dakota colleges and universities is $1,227. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -1.40% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,280$1,241 $1,244$1,227
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - South Dakota Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of South Dakota colleges and universities is $11,921 when a student lives on campus and $12,387 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.11% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 7.20% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
South Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$11,397$11,323 $11,790$11,921
Off-Campus$11,098$11,200 $11,555$12,387
[Chart] Living Costs - South Dakota Colleges