South Dakota Residency Rules
The differences between in-state tuition and out-of-state tuition at Universities in South Dakota is tiny! It’s not nothing, but it’s little enough to make the effort required to earn in-state status not worth it for most people. So if you’re looking for a super-affordable out-of-state school, South Dakota might be for you. Move there are you’ll effectively be paying close to in-state tuition instantly and automatically.
South Dakota Reciprocity Agreements:
South Dakota is a member state of the Midwest Student Exchange Program which is a limited regional reciprocity agreement among select Midwestern States. Favorable college tuition rates in nearby states are sometimes possible through reciprocity although many restrictions apply.
University-Specific Overviews Below:
Below please find links to in-state overviews for select universities in South Dakota. If your college is not highlighted, then please consider buying a University-Specific Nutshell Report or see all available university-specific in-state overviews.
Popular Universities in South Dakota:
South Dakota State University-Brookings
University of South Dakota-Vermillion
Other Universities in South Dakota:
Black Hills State University-Spearfish
Dakota State University-Madison
Northern State University-Aberdeen
Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota-Vermillion
South Dakota School of Mines & Tech-Rapid City
Every College in South Dakota Is Unique
Just as every state has its own in-state regulations, each college in the state has its own interpretations. Learn everything important about how to actually earn in-state tuition at the university in South Dakota you’re most interested in.