Tuition and fees are subject to change by the South Dakota Board of Regents. The numbers provided are estimates and do not include food, housing, transportation or miscellaneous expenses. 

Additional tuition information is available through the Business Office. Questions regarding residency should be directed to the Registrar.

Approved tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 academic year

Tuition - Graduate Student
Rate/Credit Hour
South Dakota Resident $314.70
Minnesota Resident Reciprocity* $585.50
Non-Resident $821.60
University Fees
Rate/Credit Hour
General Activity Fee $52.70
OT Program Fees
Each Semester
School of Health Sciences Special Discipline Fee $98.25 per OCTH/PHTH Credit Hour
OT Liability Fee (Each fall semester and the fieldwork semester) (estimated) $11
Estimated Program Total (110 Credits)**
South Dakota Resident $50,272.00
Minnesota Resident Reciprocity $78,485.50
Non-Resident $103,835.50
Other Expenses (Estimated)
Books First Year (Estimated) $2,700
Second Year, Summer (Estimated) $678
Second Year (Estimated) $1,980
 Third Year, Summer (Estimated)
Third Year (Estimated) $500
Vaccinations Hepatitis B Vaccination estimate (1st Year only if you have not completed the vaccination series and a positive titer). Each of the vaccinations in the series is $59.00 and the titer is $40.
TB (PPD) Vaccination $10/year
Influenza Vaccination $35/year

*Minnesota Reciprocity rate for Summer 2017. This information will be updated for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.
**Number of credits is subject to change.

WICHE Professional Student Exchange Program

If you are a resident of Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Montana or Wyoming, you are eligible to apply for reduced tuition through the WICHE Professional Student Exchange Program.