RN to MSN in South Dakota

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There are schools offering RN to MSN programs in South Dakota!

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in South Dakota

Each year, approximately 3.8% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in nursing. Thus, South Dakota's 10 RN to MSN schools put out approximately 842 nurses each year.

Top Schools

Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a RN to MSN program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. 56 students graduated with a degree in RN to MSN from Augustana College in 2010. The tuition rate at Augustana College was $25,104 per year.

University of South Dakota, which is located in Vermillion, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a RN to MSN program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. 272 students graduated with degree in RN to MSN from University of South Dakota in 2010. University of South Dakota charged in-state students $6,762 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota with a RN to MSN program is Dakota Wesleyan University, which is located in Mitchell. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. In 2010, 78 students graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University RN to MSN program. Students at Dakota Wesleyan University paid $19,850 per year in tuition fees.


Rn to msn schools in South Dakota, charge students an average tuition of $12,342 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,104 per year, or as little as $2,396 per year. In 2010, the RN to MSN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Augustana College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $25,104 per year
  2. Mount Marty College - located in Yankton, students are charged $19,932 per year
  3. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Dakota RN to MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. Sisseton Wahpeton College - located in Sisseton, students are charged $3,960 per year
  3. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Nursing 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!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,560 miles from location South Dakota State University Brookings SD 31.8924 55% 12,376
6,576 miles from location University of South Dakota Vermillion SD 64.495 41% 9,617
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
6,562 miles from location Augustana College Sioux Falls SD 67.8064 42% 1,793
6,600 miles from location Mount Marty College Yankton SD 23.7367 45% 1,214
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,856 miles from location Sisseton Wahpeton College Sisseton SD 9.22432 n/a 237

Curious what studying RN to MSN 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)
Registered Nurses + 10,690 $54,730 18.3%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 40 $55,800

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are RN to MSN related jobs in South Dakota