Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

National American University to Close Rapid City Campus National American University
March 26, 2019

National American University to Close Rapid City Campus

National American University (NAU) will be closing the doors of its campuses in Rapid City and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, reports KOTA Territory News. The university links the series of closures to a large decline in profits (NAU is a for-profit university) and changing student preferences.

Revenue from tuition and other sources for NAU was down by 24 percent in the second quarter of the current fiscal year and continuing to lease their Rapid City and Sioux Falls locations only added to costs. These physical locations and the educational model they represent no longer fit the preferences of NAU students.

National American University have already closed campuses in Watertown, South Dakota, and Rochester and Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Learn more about education and training from the Black Hills Knowledge Network news archive.

Related items

  • Pennington County Care Campus Adds 64 New Beds

    Sixty-four new treatment beds opened up at the Pennington County Care Campus today, as the final phase of work on the campus’ second floor was…
  • Lead-Deadwood School Board Announces Vacancy

    Board member Bob Nelson, Jr. submitted his resignation to the Lead-Deadwood School Board at its October 8th meeting, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. It was…
  • YFS Programs Receive $100,000 Grant

    The Girls’ Inc. and Health Connections Programs, both operated by Youth and Family Services in Rapid City, have been awarded a grant of $100,000 by…

Get Involved!

  • Need more information? Rapid City Public Library associates are standing by to answer your questions! Ask away in the box below during business hours for live feedback.

    For more on this feature, click here.

  • bhkn donate

    Enjoy our work? Donate today to ensure that community members will have access to our wealth of news, history, and data for years to come.

  • 211 logoDid this post inspire you to get involved? Visit our partner 211's Volunteer Database to find volunteer opportunities in your community.

525 University Loop, Suite 202
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 716-0058   [email protected]