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Overview

NSU
Location Aberdeen, SD
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 3,431
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #694
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website northern.edu
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Costs

NSU
Tuition (In State) $7,540
Tuition (Out of State) $10,611
Room & Board $8,925
Avg Net Price $16,404
Avg Grant Aid $5,650
% Receiving Grant Aid 97%

Admission

NSU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 1,038
Admitted 817
Acceptance Rate 78.7%
Enrolled % 41.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.37
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/25
SAT Range 990/1140
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jun 15, 2023

Academics

NSU
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (35%)
  • Education (20%)
  • Social Sciences (13%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (6%)
  • Biology (4%)

Outcomes

NSU
Graduation Rate 42%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $37,400
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,399
Median Loan Payment $252

Diversity

NSU
% Men 38%
% Women 62%
Racial Diversity Very Low
HBCU No
% White 83%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 3%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 4%
% Unknown Race 0%

Students

NSU
% In-State 72%
% Out-of-State 28%

Campus

NSU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/