Private 4 Year

Presentation College

Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Presentation College overview
Location Aberdeen, South Dakota
Online presentation.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Presentation College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Presentation College is a private Catholic institution situated in Aberdeen, South Dakota, offering a liberal arts education rooted in the Catholic tradition. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the college provides a focused academic experience in health and natural sciences, with nursing being one of its most prominent programs. Encompassing a serene campus with a mix of modern and traditional architecture, Presentation College affords students both a tranquil atmosphere and an intimate learning environment due to its small size. While the college maintains a relatively inclusive admissions policy, it is selective, seeking students who demonstrate potential for success within its specialized curriculums. The college also offers on-campus living options to cultivate an immersive educational experience. Although not widely recognized for its athletics, Presentation College fields several teams, known as the Saints, in intercollegiate competition.

In the most recent statistical year 638 prospective students applied, and 598 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 99 enrolled in the school.  382 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 195 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $21,626 plus fees of $380.












Presentation College is rated within the lower 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 850/1100
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.07

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Presentation College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,704
Other Fees$380
Room and Board $10,430
Budget for Other Expenses$3,506
Total One Year Cost$37,646

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

37% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Presentation College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 70%
Human Services 9%
Business 8%
Biology 5%
Physical Sciences 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219295 IPEDS survey data for Presentation College.

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