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Dakota State University

Acceptance Rate 77 %
SAT Average 1,138
Tuition & Fees $12,606
($9,536)
Student Population 6,106
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,395

Dakota State Academic Overview

Dakota State University (Dakota State) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Madison, South Dakota. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 tuition & fees of Dakota State University is $9,536 for South Dakota residents and $12,606 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 6,106 students are enrolled into Dakota State. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 77% and the graduation rate is 43% last year.
The salary after graduation from Dakota State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $43,100. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

Dakota State 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Dakota State University tuition and fees are $9,536 for South Dakota residents and $12,606 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $6,660 for in-state students and $11,809 for out-of-state students.
Dakota State University 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,536$12,606
Graduate$6,660$11,809
[Chart] Dakota State University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Dakota State

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Dakota State. The acceptance rate of Dakota State is 77% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 56%. The average graduation rate is 43% and the transfer-out rate is 35%. Total 6,106 students are attending Dakota State including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,395 and 42 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.82% of total undergraduate students). Total 6,106 students are attending Dakota State including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
[Chart] Dakota State University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Dakota State University is 77 %.
Graduation Rate for Dakota State University is 43 %
Transfer-out Rate for Dakota State University is 35 %
Retention Rate for Dakota State University is 67 %
Student Population for Dakota State University is 6,106
Student to Faculty Rate for Dakota State University is 18 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,395 at Dakota State University.

Dakota State University Directory Information

Directory Information - Dakota State University
Address820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042-1799
Phone605-256-5111
WEBdsu.edu
Admissiondsu.edu/admissions
Online Applicationdsu.edu/admissions/apply-now
Financial Aiddsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-tuition
Net Price Calculatordsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-tuition/net-price-calculator
Athleticdsu.edu/about-dsu/consumer-information
Disability Servicedsu.edu/student-life/disability-services

Offered Degrees at Dakota State University

Dakota State offers 57 major programs through online and on-site education where 32 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Dakota State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate114
One but less than two years certificate11
Associate's Degree76
Bachelor's Degree2812
Post Bachelor's Degree21
Master's Degree66
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship22

Special Learning Opportunities

Dakota State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities at Dakota State University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:773)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,149)

Veterans Benefits

Dakota State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at Dakota State University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges