Mount Marty College

Yankton, SD 57078
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Mount Marty College is one of the seven private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in South Dakota. The campus is located in Yankton town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,048 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 121 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 87 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 59% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mount Marty College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $24,160, and fees were $2,150. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,160 and $2,150 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,048
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 25
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 79.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 67.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1970 - 12/21/2007
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2007 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
02/01/1974 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
02/01/1974 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$530/credit
In State Students$530/credit
Out of State Students$530/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$466/credit
In State Students$466/credit
Out of State Students$466/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,850 $23,850 $23,850
ADN 70 $37,100 $37,100 $37,100
BSN 125 $66,250 $66,250 $66,250
FNP 50 $23,300 $23,300 $23,300
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Mount Marty College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $3,902
Other Federal Grant 39% $928
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,257
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 91% $16,235
Federal Student Loans 76% $5,855
Private Loans 11% $10,077


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,254
$30,001 to $48,000$20,073
$48,001 to $75,000$19,315
$75,001 to $110,000$22,097
Over $110,000$20,798

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Dakota state board of nursing.
Mount Marty College
1105 W. 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078

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