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National American University

Rapid City, SD 4-Year Private
Acceptance RateN.A.
Acceptance RateN.A.

About National American University

National American University - Rapid City Overview

National American University - Rapid City is a private school in the city of Rapid City, South Dakota. National American University was founded in 1941 and the school enrolls around 1,108 students per year, including 1,108 undergrad students. National American University ensures housing for up to 265 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 35% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Planning to play sports? National American University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at National American University on the Student Life page.

2022 National American University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Tuition $14,985

Is National American University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what National American University offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at National American University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 52% of students who start at National American University come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook National American University Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 90% of graduates from National American University recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with National American University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

National American University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of National American University - Rapid City's endowment was $0 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $3,320 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at National American University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on National American University's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at National American University.

Based on this information, does National American University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is National American University a good school for you?

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Where is National American University?

National American University is located in the city of Rapid City, South Dakota.

If you are interested in seeing National American University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Rapid City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rapid City Regional.

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College Info

5301 Mt. Rushmore Road Rapid City, SD 57701

Campus Setting: Urban

National American University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to National American University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to National American University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

National American University ACT Scores

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National American University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,985

In State

$14,985

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,985
$14,985
Fees
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Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at National American University is like? There are approximately 1,108 students enrolled at National American University. 16% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from SD and 15% percent of students are from other states.

16%

Full Time

83%

Part Time

85%

In State

15%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,108

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,985

Out-of-State

$14,985

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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