If low cost of living, a low 2.9% unemployment rate, and a high percentage of singles pique your interest, then Sioux Falls, South Dakota is the place for you.* Many students choose to study education, nursing, health unit coordination, or business administration at one of the area’s 10 local colleges and universities, 7 of which have over 2,000 students.* In fact, Sioux Falls was named a top 10 “hotspot for young, talented workers.”* Sioux Falls attracts many employers due to its diverse economy, small town atmosphere, and low cost of living.* The Best Little City is an important place for financial services, health care, and trade. And I bet you won’t be upset to hear the median commute to work is only 20 minutes.*
Sioux Falls is a major city for shopping and dining. You may enjoy the Empire Mall, which houses over 180 stores.* Downtown is set up as a “boardwalk,” where you can find over 30 restaurants and boutiques.* Or if music is more your thing, The Jazz and Blues Fest is a free, three day, outdoor, musical event held annually, along with “Party in the Park.”* And finally, for the nature lover, visit Falls Park which features a triple waterfall, special viewing tower, and historic ruins from the American Indian Sioux tribe.* Sioux Falls is growing fast, its business is booming, there’s music around every corner, and yes, there are actually falls here. The only thing missing is you.*Bureau of labor statistics *www.city-data.com/city/Sioux-Falls *www.siouxfalls.com *Wikipedia, “Sioux Falls” *siouxfallsdevelopment.com/laborforcestatistics *visitsiouxfalls.com
National American University-Sioux Falls offers 35 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 26 students graduated with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Associate's degrees, and 5 Certificates.
Southeast Technical Institute offers 67 degree programs. It's a small, public, two-year college in a outlying rural area. In 2019, 844 students graduated with students earning 538 Associate's degrees, and 306 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Augustana University Sioux Falls, SD||14 : 1||2,113|
|University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD||29 : 1||1,675|
|Stewart School Sioux Falls, SD||117|
|Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls, SD||26 : 1||2,380|
|Sanford Medical Center Sioux Falls, SD||24|
|Avera McKennan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Sioux Falls, SD||24|
|Sioux Falls Seminary Sioux Falls, SD||84 : 1||419|
|National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD|