Graduate Program Overview

National American University-Rapid City is a four-years, private (for-profit) school located in Rapid City, South Dakota. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $15,450. It offers eleven (11) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNational American University-Rapid City
TypeFour-years, Private (for-profit)
Address5301 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD
Graduate School Students332 students
332 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$15,450
Student to Faculty7:1 (14.29%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 11 Graduate Programs
7 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at National American University-Rapid City with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $15,450 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $499.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$499
Room & Board$12,213 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$954 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$28,617
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees-$15,075$15,075$15,075$15,450

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

National American University-Rapid City offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 11 major areas - 7 Master's (7 online programs), 2 Doctorate (2 online programs), 2 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs). 121 students have been conferred Master's degree and 58 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting

Graduate Student Population

Total 1,440 students enrolled in National American University-Rapid City including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 332 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 162 male and 170 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 123 full-time and 209 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 332 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students162
Women Students170
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students123
Part-time Students209
By race/ethnicity 133 White, 69 Black, and 10 Asian students are attending at National American University-Rapid City. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races16
The school has 42 students aged between 22 and 30 and 114 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over176
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At National American University-Rapid City, 332 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment332
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses332
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses332
South Dakota Resident21
Other State In U.S.311
Outside of U.S.0

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