National American University - Rapid City Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7996 of 14,131 In the World
#2034 of 2,597 In North America
#1941 of 2,496 In the United States
#14 of 15 In South Dakota
#2 of 2 In Rapid

Quick Review

Avg. cost to attend
$17,961 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,108
Graduates
332
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Acceptance rate
83%*

* National American University - Rapid City is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

National American University - Rapid City Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,440 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

National American University - Rapid City has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 518 (36%)
Hispanic 356 (25%)
Black or African American 318 (22%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 129 (9%)
Two or more races 49 (3%)
Asian 33 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,961/year
Average aid awarded
$5,760
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,526
$30-48K $20,711
$48-75K $17,510
$75-110K $22,608

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $14,985$15,000
Tuition in-state $14,985$15,000
Tuition out-of-state $14,985$15,000
Fee in-district $75
Fee in-state $75
Fee out-of-state $75

National American University - Rapid City Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 35 92 119
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 62
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 17 31
Homeland Security 6 4 12
Medical Administrative & Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 19
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 17
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 13
Community College Administration 12
Occupational Therapist Assistant 11
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 10
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 6 4
Accounting 9
Construction Management, General 5 4
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 7 2
Small Business Administration & Management 9
Strategic Intelligence 5 4
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 8
Computer Support Specialist 8
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 5 3
Information Technology 7
Medical Staff Services Technology & Technician 7
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations 6 1
Nursing Education 6
Surgical Technology & Technologist 6
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 5
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 3 1
Medical & Clinical Assistant 4
Accounting and Business & Management 3
Finance, General 3
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1 2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Salon & Beauty Salon Management & Manager 2
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician 1
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 1
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 1
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1
Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic Technologies & Technicians, Other 1
Organizational Leadership 1
Grand Total 163 281 140 24
Total Women
Graduation rate 19% 20%

Notable alumni

  1. Clarice Navarro

    Clarice Navarro
    Enrolled in National American University - Rapid City
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Clarice Navarro is a politician and former state representative from Pueblo, Colorado. First elected in November 2012, Navarro served in the state house from January, 2013 until she resigned in November, 2017 to take a job in the Trump administration. She currently works in the office of Congresswoman Lauren Boebert.

General info

Alternative names NAU
Founded 1941
Motto Quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment
Colors royal blue, white
Academic Calendar Quarters
Total FTE staff 179
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 5301 Mount Rushmore Road
Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701-2823
United States
City population 75,000
Phone 6053944800
Fax +1 (605) 721 5240

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