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Dakota State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Madison, South Dakota. Dakota State ranked 7th in South Dakota Colleges and 11st in Federal Region VIII.
It has a total enrollment of 3,186 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. Dakota State's acceptance rate is 86.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Dakota State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
|Address||820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042-1799|
|Net Price Calculator||https://dsu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/cost-aid/net-price-calculator.html|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (smaller programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
The acceptance rate of Dakota State University is 86.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 63.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||86.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||63.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$35|
Tuition & Fees
Dakota State's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,633 for South Dakota residents and $12,735 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $6,731 for South Dakota residents and $11,931 for out-of-students.
|South Dakota Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$9,633||$12,735|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$6,731||$11,931|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 3,186 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,756 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Dakota State has 2,740 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 446 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||57 Programs|
|Number of online programs||32 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|