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Tuition and Costs

Graduate Nursing Programs

StateEstimated Cost Per Credit
South Dakota Resident$613
Non-South Dakota Resident$927
Minnesota Reciprocity$812
Child of Alumni$613

South Dakota Advantage

(offered to qualified students from Illinois, Wisconsin, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming and who have received a conferred undergraduate degree from an SDBOR institution)


» Estimated cost per credit includes general activity fee, university support fee, nursing delivery fee and program delivery fee.

» Estimated cost is based on 2023-2024 BOR tuition/fees.

» Additional costs will be incurred throughout your program, including but not limited to textbooks, background checks, etc.

Financial Aid

SDSU is committed to helping students find the resources available to help pay for college — our Office of Financial Aid is here for you.

There are also scholarship and loan repayment opportunities available.