Understanding Tuition & Fees
Knowing tuition and fees related to going to South Dakota State will allow you to plan a budget for 4-6 years. Look at the data following to understand how South Dakota State's price compares to other colleges and universities and if you need to arrange for tuition increases.
How Does South Dakota State University Contrast With Other Colleges?
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the table below to find out how South Dakota State compares to other colleges.
|Nationwide||The Plains States||South Dakota|
|Tuition and Fees||Inexpensive||Inexpensive||Below Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Inexpensive||Below Average|
In-State Tuition Discount Available
The cost of tuition and fees at South Dakota State is significantly lowered for residents of South Dakota. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $8,441 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 27.8% discount off the full price. Tuition is $7,191 and fees $1,250.
Out-of-state undergrads at South Dakota State spent $11,689 in fees and tuition in 2017 - 2018. Of this total, $10,439 was the cost of tuition and $1,250 the cost of fees.
The subsequent table shows the expenses defined above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
For more information, check out South Dakota State Cost Per Credit Hour.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
South Dakota State University tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a typical annual rate of 4.8% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 4.3% and fees increased by 7.1%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $12,245.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $25,074 and for a four year degree to be $52,591. Remember, this doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
View this next chart to find out how South Dakota State fees and tuition might grow including residence based reductions in the years to come.
Because of the cost of living along with other variables, the cost of college tends to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school may very well be much more expensive than your first year.
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