Cost by Major/Program

By the numbers.

Because different programs have different needs, the cost can vary among our different majors and programs. Here’s your guide to the cost for each program for 2016-2017, based on a set number of credit hours for South Dakota resident tuition and fee rates. The tuition and fees will change in future years as approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Accounting (BBA)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

  • Total cost: $35,305.95
  • Average cost per credit hour: $294.22

Biology Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,791.00
Average cost per credit hour: $289.93

Biology Information Systems (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,846.00
Average cost per credit hour: $290.38

Business Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,042.40
Average cost per credit hour: $292.02

Business Technology (BBA)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,453.1
Average cost per credit hour: $295.44

Computer Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,091.00
Average cost per credit hour: $292.43

Computer Game Design (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,256.00
Average cost per credit hour: $293.80

Computer Science (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,811.00
Average cost per credit hour: $298.43

Cyber Operations (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $36,141.00
Average cost per credit hour: $301.18

Digital Art and Design: All Specializations (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,076.00
Average cost per credit hour: $292.30

Elementary Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,966.00
Average cost per credit hour: $283.05

Elementary Education/Special Education (BSE)

Based on 140 total credit hours:

Total cost: $39,567.00
Average cost per credit hour: $282.62

English Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,876.00
Average cost per credit hour: $282.30

English New Media (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,231.00
Average cost per credit hour: $276.93

Exercise Science (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,423.00
Average cost per credit hour: $278.53

Finance (BBA)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

  • Total cost: $35,305.95
  • Average cost per credit hour: $294.22

General Studies (BGS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,660.75
Average cost per credit hour: $280.51

Heath Information Administration (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,947.85
Average cost per credit hour: $282.90

Information Systems (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $31,924.05
Average cost per credit hour: $266.03

Management (BBA)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,355.00
Average cost per credit hour: $294.63

Marketing (BBA)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $35,305.95
Average cost per credit hour: $294.22

Mathematics Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,521.00
Average cost per credit hour: $287.68

Mathematics for Information Systems (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,461.00
Average cost per credit hour: $287.18

Network & Security Administration (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,391.70
Average cost per credit hour: $286.60

Physical Education (BSE)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $33,956.00
Average cost per credit hour: $282.97

Physical Science (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,061.00
Average cost per credit hour: $283.84

Professional Accountancy (BBA)

Based on 150 total credit hours:

Total cost: $43,744.05
Average cost per credit hour: $291.63

Respiratory Care (BS)

Based on 120 total credit hours:

Total cost: $36,638.00
Average cost per credit hour: $305.32

Doctor of Science in Cyber Security (D.Sc.CS)

Resident rate, based on 61 total credit hours:

Total cost: $23,689.35
Average cost per credit hour: $388.35

Doctoral of Science in Information Systems (D.Sc. in IS)

Resident rate, based on 88 total credit hours:

Total cost: $34,174.80
Average cost per credit hour: $388.35

Master of Business Administration in General Administration (MBA)

Self Support rate, based on 36 total credit hours:

Total cost: $15,913.80
Average cost per credit hour: $442.05

Master of Science in Applied Computer Science (MSACS)

Resident rate, based on 30 total credit hours:

Total cost: $11,650.50
Average cost per credit hour: $388.35

Master of Science in Analytics (MSA)

Resident rate, based on 36 total credit hours:

Total cost: $13,991.10
Average cost per credit hour: $388.64

Master of Science in Educational Technology (MSET)

Resident rate, based on 30 total credit hours:

Total cost: $10,300.50
Average cost per credit hour: $343.35

Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

Self Support rate, based on 30 total credit hours:

Total cost: $13,261.50
Average cost per credit hour: $442.05

Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA)

Resident rate, based on 30 total credit hours:

Total cost: $11,650.50
Average cost per credit hour: $388.35

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

Resident rate, based on 30 total credit hours:

Total cost: $11,650.50
Average cost per credit hour: $388.35