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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 2021-2022 Academic Year

Tuition - Graduate Student  
 South Dakota resident  $340.15 per credit
 Minnesota resident*  $594.50 per credit
 Non-resident  $888.10 per credit
 General activity fee $55.30 per credit
 Lab/STEM fee $42.35 per ANAT and PHGY credit
 School of Health Sciences Discipline fee $103.50 per PHTH credit
 Liability insurance fee $11.00 each fall semester

Estimated Program Total (136 Credits)**

South Dakota Resident $66,827
Minnesota Resident $99,727
Non-Resident $137,604

*Minnesota tuition rate for Summer 2021. Tuition rates may be adjusted for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.
**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