Hospitality in South Dakota

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering hospitality degrees in South Dakota!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.0% of South Dakota students graduate with degrees in hospitality. That means an estimated 2 hospitality professionals graduate from South Dakota's 3 hospitality schools each year.

Top Schools

Black Hills State University, which is located in Spearfish, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a hospitality program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Black Hills State University graduated 1 students from its hospitality program. The tuition rate at Black Hills State University was $6,951 per year.

National American University-Rapid City, which is located in Rapid City, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a hospitality program. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. In 2010, National American University-Rapid City graduated 0 students from its hospitality program. The tuition rate at National American University-Rapid City was $12,038 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a hospitality program is Sisseton Wahpeton College. Sisseton Wahpeton College, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Sisseton. 1 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Sisseton Wahpeton College in 2010. Sisseton Wahpeton College charged in-state students $3,960 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota hospitality school, average tuition will be $7,650 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,960 per year to $12,038 per year. The South Dakota hospitality schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  2. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  3. Sisseton Wahpeton College - located in Sisseton, students are charged $3,960 per year

The hospitality schools in South Dakota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Sisseton Wahpeton College - located in Sisseton, students are charged $3,960 per year
  2. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  3. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year

A hospitality degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs hospitality graduates in South Dakota pursue include restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in South Dakota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 8,230 South Dakota hospitality professional as of 2010. This number includes 170 hotel managers, 690 restaurant managers, and 50 sous chefs. The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota hospitality professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 2,310 hospitality professionals
  2. Beadle County - 2,210 hospitality professionals
  3. Meade County - 1,120 hospitality professionals

Salary

On average, hospitality professionals earn a salary of $30,407 per year in South Dakota state. In 2010, however, some South Dakota hospitality professional earned as little as less than $15,480 per year or as much as more than $62,920 per year. On average hospitality professional earn the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Meade County - $29,435 per year
  2. Beadle County - $29,032 per year
  3. Bennett County - $26,974 per year

The following counties in South Dakota have the lowest average salaries for hospitality professional:

  1. Aurora County - $19,490 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $26,528 per year
  3. Bennett County - $26,974 per year

On average, the highest paid hospitality professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Hotel Manager - $47,530 per year
  2. Restaurant Manager - $47,020 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $36,490 per year

The hospitality professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $18,860 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $18,310 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in hospitality. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in South Dakota

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,906 miles from location Black Hills State University Spearfish SD 19.3478 54% 4,076
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,856 miles from location Sisseton Wahpeton College Sisseton SD 9.22432 n/a 237
 

Curious what studying Hospitality gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 2,390 $22,580 9.6%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 2,190 $18,310 -13.4%
3
Cooks, Restaurant + 1,890 $22,060 -14.1%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 850 $18,860 -20.6%
5
Food Service Managers + 690 $47,020 6.2%
6
Lodging Managers + 170 $47,530 0.0%
7
Chefs and Head Cooks + 50 $36,490 -37.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are hospitality related jobs in South Dakota