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.

Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Tuition - Graduate Student
South Dakota Resident $314.70/credit hour
Minnesota Resident* $585.50/credit hour
Non-Resident $821.60/credit hour
University Fees
General Activity Fee $52.70/credit hour
Physical Therapy Fees
School of Health Sciences Discipline Fee $98.25 per PHTH Credit Hour
PT Liability Fee $11.00/Fall semester only

Estimated Program Total (136 Credits)**

South Dakota Resident $61,789.40
Minnesota Resident $96,099.00
Non-Resident $127,215.00

*Minnesota tuition rate for Summer 2017. Tuition rates may be adjusted for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.
**Number of credits are subject to change.


First Year (Estimated) $2,193
Second Year (Estimated) $1,172
Third Year $596

Vaccinations and Background Estimates

  • Hepatitis B vaccination (first year only if student has not had it) - $59 for each of the three vaccinations in the series and $40 for the titer
  • Tuberculosis (PPD) vaccination - $10 annually
  • Influenza vaccination - $35 annually
  • Tetanus/pertussis (Tdap) vaccination - $48
  • Background check - $100
  • Background check - $40 update annually