Dakota State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

820 North Washington Avenue

Admissions Office

Madison, SD 57042

(605) 256-5139

(888) 378-9988

Fax: (605) 256-5020



Contact: Amy Crissinger

Director of Admission
Main Address

820 North Washington Avenue

Madison, SD 57042

(605) 256-5139

www.dsu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,296

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 273

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,450

Graduate enrollment: 379

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 96%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biology for information systems B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B
Office Management A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Computer/Systems Security B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Design C

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Computer Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Elementary education/special learning behavior B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English for information systems B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Records Administration B
Medical Records Technology A
Respiratory Therapy A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mathematics

Mathematics for information systems B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General B

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Dakota State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(605) 256-5111
Website:dsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:dsu.edu/admissions/apply-now
Address:820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042-1799
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,190
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,308 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,927
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,843
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,585

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Dakota State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Dakota State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services141
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services51532
Education81
English Language and Literature/Letters22
Health Professions and Related Programs1221
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total952762

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Dakota State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11432
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Grand total241062

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Dakota State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,927
Out-of-state$11,843
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,181
Out-of-state$11,066

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid30193%
Grant or scholarship aid25579%$3,585
Student loan aid25579%$6,782

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,16141%$3,961
Federal student loans1,32647%$6,757

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Dakota State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Dakota State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants920580340
Percent admitted100%82%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled36%39%30%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Dakota State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,190
Undergraduate enrollment2,844
Graduate enrollment346

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Dakota State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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