Dakota State University Comparison

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Location Madison, SD
Setting Distant Town
Students 3,382
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $7,299
Tuition (Out of State) $10,272
Room & Board $6,873
Avg Net Price $16,513
Avg Grant Aid $3,812
% Receiving Grant Aid 83%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 83.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.1
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 960/1220
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 34%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $42,200
Making Student Loan Payments 67%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,500
Median Loan Payment $242
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/