Other Costs

Other Discipline Fees

Education Fee

Assess: All students enrolled in education courses as per list of line numbers provided by the Dean of Education and Human Sciences, and approved by the VP for Academic Affairs.

By: Registrar

Amount:

  • $170/semester-Soph/Junior Field Experience, SEED 314
  • $350/semester-Senior Student Teaching, SEED 488, AGED 475, FCSE 473
  • $170 one-time fee - Masters Level Internship, AHED 794, CHRD 794, CTE 794, EDAD 794, EDFN 794, SEED 794

Disposition:

  • Prof Ed Major Fee – Graduate TLL
  • Prof Ed Major Fee – Graduate CHRD
  • Prof Ed Major Fee – West River
  • Prof Ed Major Fee – ECE Student Teaching
  • Prof Ed Major Fee – UG
  • FSC Ed Teachers Fee, Preschool HDCFS

Purpose: Help defray part of costs of teacher education.

Masters of Public Health Delivery Fee

Assess: All students enrolled in Off Campus Masters of Public Health courses are assessed to support the incremental costs of additional equipment, support staff, space or facilities, student services, business services or library and related services for all courses in a program offered in an off-campus location.

By: Registrar

Amount: $144.70 per credit hour for off-campus Masters of Public Health.

Disposition: Outreach Fee

Purpose: Defray costs of salaries, supplies, transportation, equipment, etc.

Medical Laboratory Sciences Delivery Fee

Assess: Student enrolled in the off-campus delivery of the professional portion of the program in lieu of students paying hospitals for clinical training.

By: Registrar

Amount: $1,109.30 per semester for off campus delivery

Disposition: Medical Laboratory Sciences Delivery Fee

Purpose: To buy necessary equipment to offer clinical and lab training and for program operations.

Nursing Delivery Fee

Assess: All students enrolled in Off Campus NURS or HSC courses are assessed to support the incremental costs of additional equipment, support staff, space or facilities, student services, business services or library and related services for all courses in a program offered in an off-campus location.

By: Registrar

Amount: $45.80 per credit hour for off-campus Nursing.

Disposition: Outreach Fee

Purpose: Defray costs of salaries, supplies, transportation, equipment, etc.

BSN Clinical Placement Fee

Assess: Prelicensure students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree program in Nursing, NURS who complete clinical in health systems that require a clinical placement fee.

By: Registrar

Amount: $36.50 per year

Disposition: College of Nursing

Purpose: Defray costs of clinical placement required by health systems.

Nursing Assessment Fee (BSN)

Assess: Prelicensure students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree program in Nursing.

By: Registrar

Amount: $53.50 per semester in the last four semesters of the major.

Disposition: College of Nursing

Purpose: Defray costs of nationally normed assessment examinations integrated in four semesters of the prelicensure BSN program.

Flight Training Fee

Assess: Students who enroll in Aviation Flight Training.

By: SDSU Aviation Education Program

Disposition: Aviation Flight Training Fee

Purpose: Defray cost of operating aviation flight training program.

Amounts:
Cessna 172S G1000 $195/hr Instruction: $67.00/hr
Piper Arrow $200/hr Instruction: $72.00/hr
Piper Seminole $304/hr Instruction: $72.00/hr
Citabria $195/hr Instruction: $67.00/hr
Basic Instruction Device $25/hr Instruction: $67.00/hr
Flight Instruction Device $88/hr Instruction: $67.00/hr

Hourly Rates Above Minimum Required for the Course

AircraftRate
Cessna Skyhawk - 1722S (w/ G-1000 Avionics)$214.00
Piper Arrow** - PA28R (complex)$220.00
Piper Seminole** - PA 44-180 (multiengine)$334.40
Instruction - (C172, AATD, BATD and Ground Instruction)$79.20
Instruction - Piper Arrow and Seminole$79.20
Redbird TD - Basic Aircraft Training Device$28.00
Frasca / Paradigm - Advanced Aircraft Training Device$96.80

Summary of FY21 Flight Charges

DescriptionCharge
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 120)$650.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 171)$8,195.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 181)$7,409.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 372)$10,169.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 377)$11,596.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 474)$2,432.00
Flight Training Charge (AVIA 475)$7,579.00

**Any flight, simulation, or instruction time above the required hours posted will be charged at an hourly rate. Flight training materials and test fees are not included in fee charged. For average fee of flight course please see www.sdstate.edu/aviation

Other Charges

International Student Fee

Assess: All students who hold non-immigrant visas.

By: International Student Affairs Office

Amount: $150.00 Fall and Spring

Disposition: International Student Fee

Purpose: Defray costs associated with corresponding, reviewing, processing and monitoring the necessary information, paperwork, and reporting requirements associated with international students.

Transcript Fee

Assess: All official transcript requests, where transcripts are sent outside the university. Internal University requests and unofficial transcripts are free

By: Registrar (also collects)

Amount: All official transcripts sent outside the university are $9.00.

Disposition: Transcript Fee Fund

Purpose: Pay costs of copying.

Challenge by Exam/Examination for Credit

Assess: Students who wish to gain credit for a course by "challenging" the course. Student arranges "challenge" with the department. Payment is made before the "challenge" is started.

By: Testing Center

Amount: $90.75 per course

Disposition: Challenge by Exam Fee - Distribution later with $27.23 to instructional department, $9.07 to Registrar and $54.45 to Assessment and Testing.

Purpose: Defray the cost of administering and scoring the challenge.

Proficiency Exam Re-Test Fee

Assess: Students who do not pass one or more sections of the Proficiency Exam.

By: Testing Center (also collects)

Amount: $20.00

Disposition: Reimburse Testing

Purpose: Defray costs of administering the tests.

Compass Re-Test Fee

Assess: Students who wish to challenge their ACT scores in English or Math or wish to challenge a previous COMPASS test.

By: Testing Center (also collects)

Amount: $20.00

Disposition: Reimburse Testing

Purpose: Defray Costs of Administering the tests.

Vehicle Registration Charge

Assess: All persons who receive permits to park on campus.

By: Parking Services

    Disposition: Vehicle Registration Fund

    Purpose: Cover all costs of operation, maintenance and repairs, improvements, and new construction of streets and parking lots.

    Amounts:
    Motorcycle - Annual $35.00
    Resident or Commuter - Academic Year $157.00
    Resident - 12 month $197.00
    Commuter - Summer $35.00
    Resident - Summer $36.00
    Reserved - Academic Year $292.00
    Remote - Paved - Academic Year $71.00
    Grated - per hour $2.00

    Professional Liability Insurance Charge

    Assess: Students enrolled in any internships, practicums or field experience.

    By: Registrar Amount: $5.00 per semester or Summer Session

    Disposition: Student Intern Liability Insurance

    Purpose: To cover costs of malpractice insurance premiums.

    Medical Laboratory Sciences Malpractice Insurance Charge

    Assess:  Students in the Medical Laboratory Science program.

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $18.00 per year for two years. (Junior and Senior Years)

    Disposition: Med Lab Sci. Stu Malpractice Charge

    Purpose: To pay the malpractice insurance premium.

    Health & Nutrition Sciences Malpractice Insurance Charge

    Assess: Students in the undergraduate Athletic Training, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Exercise Science programs will be assessed malpractice insurance fee during the junior and senior years. Graduate students in the M.S. Athletic Training and Nutrition and Exercise Sciences program will be assessed the malpractice insurance fee each year.

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $15.00 per semester

    Disposition: HNS Stu Malpractice Charge

    Purpose: To pay the malpractice insurance premium.

    Pharmacy Malpractice Insurance Charge

    Assess: Students enrolled in the Pharmacy Professional program.

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $14.00 for P1, P2, P3, P4 students

    Disposition: Pharmacy Malpractice Insurance

    Purpose: To pay the Pharmacy malpractice insurance premium.

    Transcripts - Continuing & Extended Education Unit

    Assess: Transcript requests (non-academic)

    By: Office of Outreach Programs

    Amount: $2.00

    Disposition: Continuing Ed Unit Program Charge

    Purpose: Conferences and Institutes Outreach Cost recovery.

    CLEP Charge

    Assess: Students who wish to gain credit through a CLEP exam.

    By: Testing Center

    Amount: $20.00 per test

    Purpose: To defray office costs, including CLEP required security cameras, computer updates and staff for registration and monitoring

    Test Proctoring Charge

    Assess: Students taking courses from other institutions unless course required as part of an approved cooperative agreement.

    By: Testing Center

    Amount: $25.00 per course per semester

    Purpose: To cover costs of proctoring exams.

    Diploma Delivery Charge

    Assess: All graduates who wish to have their diploma mailed to them

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $25.00

    Disposition: Diploma Delivery Charge Fund

    Purpose: To defray the costs of mailing and processing diplomas. Students can elect to pick up their diploma and avoid the cost.

    Diploma Replacement Charge

    Assess: All official replacement diploma requests

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $25.00

    Disposition: Diploma Replacement Charge

    Purpose: Cover the charges associated with replacing diplomas.

    Health CPR Certification Charge

    Assess: Students taking Health 250 to receive their CPR certification card.

    By: College of Education and Human Sciences

    Amount: $30.00 Disposition: CPR certification charge

    Purpose: Cover the charges billed by the American Red Cross for CPR certification.

    WRGC Comprehensive Exam Charge

    Assess: Students submitting requests for oral examinations at the Higher Education Center - West River (HEC-WR).

    By: College of Education and Human Sciences (also collects)

    Amount: $175.00

    Disposition: Comprehensive Exam Fee

    Purpose: To cover the cost of administering the Comprehensive Oral Examinations, including the stipend paid to committee members as determined by university guidelines and for transportation, lodging and meals for Graduate Faculty Representatives and Full-Time Departmental faculty members

    Pharmacy Electronic Reference Material Charge

    Assess: All P1 through P4 Pharmacy students

    By: Pharmacy

    Amount: $70.00 per student, fall semester only

    Disposition: Pharm Electronic Ref Material Change

    Purpose: All P1 through P4 students are required to have Lexi-Comp software on their own personal PDA, smartphone or similar hand-held mobile device.

    Nursing Simulation Charge

    Assess: Students enrolled in NURS235, NURS335, NURS345, NURS435, and NURS495

    By: Nursing Amount: $103.99 for full program (5 semesters)

    Disposition: Nursing Simulation Charge

    Purpose: Cover charge associated with Health Assessment Simulation software

    Nursing Electronic Medical Record Charge

    Assess: Students enrolled in NURS 258

    By: Nursing

    Amount:

    • $147.25 for 13–18 months of subscription access (Brookings Campus, Sioux Falls and West River)
    • $99.75 for 7–12 months subscription access in the Accelerated Program at Sioux Falls or Aberdeen.

    Disposition: Nursing Electronic Health Record/Software

    Purpose: Provide nursing students access to a training program for electronic health records.

    Continuing & Extended Education Unit Program Charge

    Assess: Participants in CEU programs who enroll for CEU's. (Participants are not required to enroll for CEU's.

    By: Office of Outreach Programs

    Amount: $15.00 per enrollment

    Disposition: Continuing Ed Unit Program Charge

    Purpose: Covers administrative costs of program approval, registration procedure and entry to permanent CEU transcript.

    Graduate Validation Charge

    Assess: Graduate Students with obsolete course work.

    By: Graduate School (also collects)

    Amount: $30.00 per course

    Disposition: Grad Course Validation Charge. Distribution 1/2 to Graduate School, 1/2 to responsible instructional department that administers the exam.

    Purpose: Defray part of the cost of preparation and administration of the examinations.

    Graduate School Graduation Charge

    Assess: Graduate Students who apply for graduation.

    By: Graduate School (also collects)

    Amount: $50.00 per application per semester

    Disposition: Grad Course Validation Charge. Distribution 1/2 to Graduate School, 1/2 to responsible instructional department that administers the exam.

    Purpose: Defray administrative cost of frivolous applications

    National Student Exchange Charge

    Assess: Exchange Students

    By: TRIO Programs Multicultural Affairs

    Amount: $225.00

    Disposition: National Student Exchange

    Purpose: Cost of processing expense

    Field Trip Charge

    Assess: Students taking approved course-related field trips.

    By: Registrar, per lists submitted by departments and approved by the Dean and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

    Amount: Per approved budgets: Field Trip

    Disposition: Accounts to be established as approved charges are submitted for assessment.

    Purpose: To cover transportation, group admissions and entry fees.

    West River Health Service Charge

    Assess: West River nursing students enrolled at the Rapid City Site as per list of line numbers provided by the Dean of Nursing

    By: Registrar

    Amount: $50.00 per semester.

    Disposition: Nursing Student Malpractice Charge

    Purpose: Cost recovery.

    ISO Health Insurance Charge

    *Required by all International Students. Contact International Affairs for current terms.

    Health Clinic Laboratory Charge

    Assess: Students who have laboratory work performed at the Student Health Clinic.

    By: Student Health Clinic (also collects)

    Amount: Variable by type of lab test ordered. Direct bills to personal health insurance. Student responsible for co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurance. Any charges not covered by insurance will also be student’s responsibility.

    Disposition: Health Clinic Charges

    Purpose: Defray cost of the laboratory procedures.

    Office Visits & Physical Examinations Charge

    Assess: Students who request physical examinations at the Student Health Clinic.

    By: Student Health Clinic (also collects)

    Amount: Varies. Direct bills to personal health insurance. Student responsible for co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance. Any charges not covered by insurance will also be student’s responsibility.

    Disposition: Health Clinic Charges

    Purpose: Defray costs of providing the service.

    Health Clinic Immunization Charge

    Assess: Students receiving MMR, most other immunizations including foreign travel.

    By: Student Health Clinic (also collects); direct bills to personal health insurance.

    Amount:Note: Immunization costs vary. Student responsible for co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance. Any charges not covered by insurance will be student’s responsibility.

    Disposition: Health Clinic Charges

    Purpose: Defray cost of providing service.

    Jackrabbit Pharmacy Charge

    Assess: Students having prescriptions filled, purchasing prescription medication or requesting to purchase OTC products at Jackrabbit Pharmacy.

    By: Jackrabbit Pharmacy (also collects); direct bills to personal health insurance

    Amount: Varies

    Disposition:

    • Jackrabbit Pharmacy - for prescription items.
    • Jackrabbit Pharmacy - for OTC items.

    Purpose: Defray cost of providing the service.

    Health Clinic Allergy Injection Charge

    Assess: Student receiving allergy injection at Student Health Clinic.

    By: Student Health Clinic (also collects). Direct bills to personal health insurance.

    Amount: Varies

    Disposition: Health Clinic Charges

    Purpose: Defray cost of providing service.

    Counseling Services Special Charges

    Assess: Students

    By: Counseling Services (also collects)

    Amount: Varies

    Disposition: Counseling Charges

    Purpose: Defray costs of providing the service.

    Miscellaneous Student Health Charges, Including Minor Procedure, Dressing Charge and Suture Removal Charges

    Assess: Student, Faculty/Employees

    By: Student Health Clinic

    Amount: Charges vary; Direct bills to personal health insurance if possible. Student responsible for co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance. Any charges not covered by insurance will also be student’s responsibility.

    Disposition: Health Clinic Charges

    Purpose: Defray cost of providing services

    Application for Placement Credit Charge

    Assess: Students who wish to have credits earned through testing or higher placement placed on their transcript.

    By: Testing Center

    Amount: $8.50 per credit

    Disposition:
    Credit by Exam Recording Charge
    Distribution = $1.25 to department $1.25 to Registrar and $6.00 to Testing Center.

    Purpose: Defray the cost of processing and recording the credit, managing placement policies, administration and scoring of exams.

    Late Payment Charge

    Assess: All students who fail to make final fee payment before the close of the final fee payment period.

    By: Cashier (also collects)

    Amount:

    • $10.00 on accounts with a balance of $50.01 to $750.00
    • $30.00 on accounts with a balance of $750.01 to $1,500.00
    • $50.00 on accounts with a balance of $1.500.01 to $4,000.00
    • $75.00 on accounts with a balance of $4,000.01 to $7,000.00
    • $100.00 on accounts with a balance greater than $7,000.00

    Disposition: Late Payment Charge

    Purpose: Defray added costs of handling late payment.

    Return Payment Charge

    Assess: Any issuer of a check or electronic payment (e.g., ACH, EFT, eCheck, payment cards, etc.) which is not honored and returned by bank or payment institution.

    By: Cashier or Department (also collects)

    Amount: $30.00 plus cost of certified letter

    Disposition: Finance/Business Activity

    Purpose: Defray cost of telephone, correspondence, etc., relating to bad checks.

    Placement Services Charge

    Assess: Students registering for SD Teacher Job Fair and BIG (Business, Industry and Government) Job Fair

    By: Career Planning Services

    Amount: $5.00 to $15.00 for registration to attend South Dakota Teacher Job Fair and BIG (Business, Industry and Government) Job Fair.

    Disposition: Employment Planning Charge Career Planning Service Charge

    Purpose:

    1. Defray cost of preparing, maintaining and sending references.
    2. Contribute to the hardware replacement and software upgrade.
    3. Transfer revenue to Job Fair Councils to cover pro-rata cost of Job Fairs.
    Career Planning Service Charge

    Assess:

    1. Students and alumni who use the testing and career development services.
    2. Students seeking special career development and intern/cooperative education referral assistance.
    3. Students requiring intensive special help with academic or career planning.
    4. Students seeking reference file assistance.

    By: Career Planning Services

    Amount: Variable, up to $50.00 user fees per assessment

    Disposition: Career Planning Service Charge Purpose:

    1. Help defray cost of testing materials.
    2. Help defray cost of reference materials.
    3. Contribute to hardware replacement and software upgrade costs.