Overview

Student Population
3,382
Dakota State University overview
Location Madison, South Dakota
Online dsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Dakota State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Madison, South Dakota, Dakota State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,056 prospective students applied, and 879 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 405 enrolled in the school.  1,517 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,865 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,299 plus fees of $1,977. Dakota State is ranked 947 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Dakota State University overview
SAT 960/1220
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
83.2% 
Dakota State University overview
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Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,299
In State Costs for Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,977
Room and Board $6,873
Budget for Other Expenses$4,643
Total One Year Cost$21,992
Out of State Tuition
$10,272
Out of State Costs for Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,977
Room and Board $6,873
Budget for Other Expenses$4,643
Total One Year Cost$24,965

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
34% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dakota State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Computer and Information Sciences 28%
Business 25%
Education 22%
Health Professions 14%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219082 IPEDS survey data for Dakota State University.