Colleges Near Rapid City

Colleges and universities near me in the Rapid City, South Dakota area

There are 3 colleges in Rapid City and 14 colleges within 200 miles enrolling a total of 26,785 students.

Located in South Dakota with a population of 67,956, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Rapid City. Driving time to these schools from Rapid City should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. The largest college in the area is Sheridan College enrolling 4,168 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Rapid City.


14 results

National American University Rapid City
N
Rapid City, SD
 
National American University Rapid City

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,665enrollment
  • $16,918net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Rapid City

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
S
Rapid City, SD
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 2,654enrollment
  • $19,444net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1155-1355SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

1 miles from Rapid City

Western Dakota Technical Institute
W
Rapid City, SD
 
Western Dakota Technical Institute

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,061enrollment
  • $13,443net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Rapid City

National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension
N
Ellsworth AFB, SD
 
National American University Ellsworth AFB Extension

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 269enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Rapid City

Black Hills State University
B
Spearfish, SD
 
Black Hills State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 4,035enrollment
  • $15,861net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.22*Avg GPA

44 miles from Rapid City

Oglala Lakota College
O
Kyle, SD
 
Oglala Lakota College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,300enrollment
  • $5net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

69 miles from Rapid City

Chadron State College
C
Chadron, NE
 
Chadron State College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,448enrollment
  • $14,203net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

87 miles from Rapid City

Sinte Gleska University
S
Mission, SD
 
Sinte Gleska University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 583enrollment
  • $14,107net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

140 miles from Rapid City

Eastern Wyoming College
E
Torrington, WY
 
Eastern Wyoming College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,462enrollment
  • $5,845net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

146 miles from Rapid City

Western Nebraska Community College
W
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Western Nebraska Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,825enrollment
  • $6,083net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

153 miles from Rapid City

Casper College
C
Casper, WY
 
Casper College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Wyoming

  • 3,650enrollment
  • $5,754net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

178 miles from Rapid City

Sitting Bull College
S
Fort Yates, ND
 
Sitting Bull College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 273enrollment
  • $2,768net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

182 miles from Rapid City

Sheridan College
S
Sheridan, WY
 
Sheridan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,168enrollment
  • $7,784net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

190 miles from Rapid City

Dickinson State University
D
Dickinson, ND
 
Dickinson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $10,817net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA

195 miles from Rapid City

FAQ's

The closest community college is Western Dakota Technical Institute and is 1.9 miles from Rapid City. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Western Dakota Technical Institute are $8,254 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Western Dakota Technical Institute has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.