Overview

Student Population
3,307
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
Religious Affiliation 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 972 prospective students applied, and 820 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 381 enrolled in the school.  1,469 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,838 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,191 plus fees of $1,956. Dakota State is ranked 922 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging 
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SAT 1030/1310
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
84.4% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,191
In State Costs for Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,956
Room and Board $6,720
Budget for Other Expenses$4,340
Total One Year Cost$21,407
Out of State Tuition
$10,121
Out of State Costs for Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,956
Room and Board $6,720
Budget for Other Expenses$4,340
Total One Year Cost$24,337

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.