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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 and financial aid information is available through the Business Office and Financial Aid.

Tuition and Fees for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Tuition - Graduate Student
South Dakota Resident $336.80/credit hour
Minnesota Resident* $615.25/credit hour
Non-Resident $879.30/credit hour
University Fees
General Activity Fee $54.50/credit hour
Physical Therapy Fees
School of Health Sciences Discipline Fee $103.00 per PHTH Credit Hour
PT Liability Fee $11.00/Fall semester only

Estimated Program Total (136 Credits)**

South Dakota Resident $66,198
Minnesota Resident $103,575
Non-Resident $136,270

*Minnesota tuition rate for Summer 2019. Tuition rates may be adjusted for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.
**Number of credits are subject to change.


First Year (Estimated) $2,193
Second Year (Estimated) $1,486
Third Year $596

Vaccinations and Background Estimates

  • Hepatitis B vaccination (first year only if student has not had it) - approximately $59 for each of the three vaccinations in the series and approximately $40 for the titer
  • Tuberculosis (PPD) vaccination - $10 annually
  • Influenza vaccination - $35 annually
  • Tetanus/pertussis (Tdap) vaccination - $48
  • Background check - $100
  • Background check - $58 update annually