National American University-Rapid City Graduate School

National American University-Rapid City is a Private, 4 years school located in Rapid City, SD. National American University-Rapid City is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is $16,425 in average. The school has 222 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,151 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

National American University-Rapid City is a Private, 4 years school located in Rapid City, SD. National American University-Rapid City is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1985 - Current[Estimated Date]).
National American University-Rapid City Directory Information
School NameNational American University-Rapid City
Address5301 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD 57701-2823
Phone605-394-4800
Webhttps://www.national.edu/locations/campuses/rapid-city
Financial Infohttps://www.national.edu/admissions-financial/financial-aid/federal-financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is $16,425 in average. The school has 222 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,151 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 93 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 93 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,425
Student Population222
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs93 graduate programs
(93 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at National American University-Rapid City is $16,425 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $583.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$15,750
Required Fees$675
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$583
National American University-Rapid City offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)93 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is $16,425. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 6.31% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$15,000$75
2019-2020$15,000$75
2020-2021$15,000$75
2021-2022$15,000$450
2022-2023$15,750$675
The graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is average compared to private graduate schools in South Dakota. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the South Dakota graduate tuition is $11,596 (public) / $14,431 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
National American University-Rapid City$16,425
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
South Dakota Graduate Schools$11,069$13,252
Public$6,756$11,596
Private$14,431
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $583 at National American University-Rapid City. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 16.83% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$499
2019-2020$499
2020-2021$499
2021-2022$499
2022-2023$583

Graduate Programs at National American University-Rapid City

National American University-Rapid City offers 15 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 98 students have completed their study at National American University-Rapid City.
Offered Degrees at National American University-Rapid City
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7780
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship228
Post Bachelor's Degree6610
Total151598
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at National American University-Rapid City by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration program with 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 61 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Homeland Security program with 8 completers.
National American University-Rapid City offers 15 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered online completely. Last year total 98 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 80 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Strategic Intelligence8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Homeland Security4-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) --
Nursing Education--
Business [+] 61 completers-
Business Administration and Management61$49,100
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration--
International Business/Trade/Commerce--
Total80
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) --
Community College Education--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 8 completers-
Homeland Security8-
Total8
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 3 completers-
Homeland Security1-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations2-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration4-
Total10

Graduate Student Population at National American University-Rapid City

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 222 students enrolled into National American University-Rapid City graduate schools where it has total 1,151 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 95 full-time and 127 part-time graduate students. By gender, 113 male and 109 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total222113109
Full-time953956
Part-tme1277453
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 97 White (43.69%), 57 Black/African American (25.68%), 14 Hispanic (6.31%), 7 Asian (3.15%), and 47 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total222113109
American Indian/Native American615
Asian752
Black/African American572829
Hispanic14410
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White975542
Two More1248
Un-Known261412
Non-resident Alien000
National American University-Rapid City offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. National American University-Rapid City is an online completely school so all students are enrolled in online degree programs.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total222
Enrolled Online Exclusively222
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at National American University-Rapid City. 1 students are aged 20 to 24 (0.45% of total students), 55 students are aged above 50 (24.77%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at National American University-Rapid City.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total222113109
Age 22-24101
Age 25-2917512
Age 30-34301812
Age 35-39452619
Age 40-49723339
Age 50-64472720
Over 64844
Age Un-Known202

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