National American University-Rapid City Graduate Schools

National American University-Rapid City is a Private, 4 years school located in Rapid City, SD. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at National American University-Rapid City is $15,450 in average. The school has 262 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,204 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

National American University-Rapid City is a Private, 4 years school located in Rapid City, SD. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at National American University-Rapid City is $15,450 in average. The school has 262 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,204 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 86 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,450
Student Population262
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(86 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at National American University-Rapid City is $15,450 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $499.
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, remedial services, 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)86 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is $15,450. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.49% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018--
2018-2019$15,000$75
2019-2020$15,000$75
2020-2021$15,000$75
2021-2022$15,000$450
The graduate school tuition & fees of National American University-Rapid City is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in South Dakota. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the South Dakota graduate tuition is $13,148 (public) / $12,569 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
National American University-Rapid City$15,450
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
South Dakota Graduate Schools$11,155$13,124
Public$7,618$13,148
Private$12,569
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $13,167. Off-campus living costs are increased by 73.07% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,182$273
2018-2019$7,164$252
2019-2020$7,209$162
2020-2021$7,398$210
2021-2022$12,213$954
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $499 at National American University-Rapid City. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018-
2018-2019$499
2019-2020$499
2020-2021$499
2021-2022$499

Graduate Programs at National American University-Rapid City

National American University-Rapid City offers 11 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, 151 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 Degree77121
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2230
Post Bachelor's Degree220
Total1111151
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 Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 119 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Community College Education program with 18 completers.
National American University-Rapid City offers 11 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered online completely. Last year total 151 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 121 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Strategic Intelligence13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Homeland Security5-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Business [+] 95 completers-
Business Administration and Management95$49,100
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Total121
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Community College Education18-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 12 completers-
Homeland Security12-
Total30
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] 0 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Accounting and Finance0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at National American University-Rapid City

For academic year 2021-2022, total 262 students enrolled into National American University-Rapid City graduate schools where it has total 1,204 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 91 full-time and 171 part-time graduate students. By gender, 132 male and 130 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
Total262132130
Full-time914645
Part-tme1718685
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 114 White (43.51%), 71 Black/African American (27.10%), 20 Hispanic (7.63%), 8 Asian (3.05%), and 49 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total262132130
American Indian/Native American716
Asian853
Black/African American713239
Hispanic20911
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White1145955
Two More853
Un-Known322012
Non-resident Alien000
National American University-Rapid City offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 262 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total262
Enrolled Online Exclusively262
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at National American University-Rapid City. 3 students are aged 20 to 24 (1.15% of total students), 58 students are aged above 50 (22.14%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at National American University-Rapid City.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total262132130
Age 22-24312
Age 25-29291217
Age 30-34332013
Age 35-39542826
Age 40-49853946
Age 50-64492821
Over 64945

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