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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A
National American - Rapid City is a for-profit university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 236 undergraduate students. The National American - Rapid City acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business Administration and Management, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Computer Systems Technician. Graduating 22% of students, National American - Rapid City alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,100.
About National American University - Rapid City...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
5301 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$17,632/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,144/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,962/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,277/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,069/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,157/ year
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Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.54 responses
85%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.54 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
236Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
77%
Pell Grant
16%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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While attending NAU, I encountered many challenges. But the staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about what needed to be done in order for me to graduate. It was a long 18months through their diploma class for massage. But I was able to get through it with the help of classmates, teachers and staff members cheering me on until completion. And I still keep in contact with some of the staff from time to time, to keep them updated on how things are going.
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I do half my classes on line and on ground. I really do enjoy it. There tutoring online that will help me out! The college has very nice people that are willing to help out in anyway. I would definitely recommend this school to any other student debating where they should go in life. The awesome thing is that it will cost me under 30K to pursue my career.
I like the school in regards the material for the classes. However, when you choose to take classes online, you take that risk to miss the opportunity to have more in depth learning with the teacher and classmates. Nonetheless, my student advisory is really resourceful and valuable to my success. However, the financial process is slow with the process as well as communication. Normally the representative that gets in contact with me with late communication gets the job done, if such requirements could be conveyed as needed in earlier time, there would not be any reason to rush getting documentation and information together at the last minute.