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About Northern State University
Northern State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Northern State University ranked 5th in South Dakota Colleges and 9th in Federal Region VIII.
It has a total enrollment of 3,431 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 Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Northern State University is 79.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Northern State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
|Address||1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198|
|Net Price Calculator||www.northern.edu/net-price-calculator|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (smaller programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master's degree|
The acceptance rate of Northern State University is 79.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 29.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||79.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||29.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$35|
Tuition & Fees
The 2022 tuition & fees at Northern State University is $8,845 for South Dakota residents and $11,947 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $6,736 for South Dakota residents and $11,936 for out-of-students.
|South Dakota Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,845||$11,947|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$6,736||$11,936|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 3,431 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,545 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NSU has 2,968 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 463 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||68 Programs|
|Number of online programs||12 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|