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About Dakota State University

Dakota State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Madison, South Dakota.
It has a total enrollment of 3,382 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at Dakota State University is 77.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Dakota State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042-1799
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Dakota State University is 77.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 56.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate77.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)56.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Dakota State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $9,536 for South Dakota residents and $12,606 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $6,660 for South Dakota residents and $11,809 for out-of-students.
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,536$12,606
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,660$11,809

Student Population

At Dakota State University, total 3,382 are attending classes. Among them, 1,577 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Dakota State has 2,993 students and the graduate school has 389 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,382
Undergraduate Students2,993
Graduate Students389
Online Enrollment1,577

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs57 Programs
Number of online programs32 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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