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Dakota State University

Dakota State University South Dakota People

Dakota State University is a Public institution located in Madison, SD. The school has... approximatley 2024 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $59,326. The average age of students entering Dakota State University is 24. The most popular programs at the Dakota State University are: Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (42%), Education (15%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (14%), Health Professions And Related Programs (13%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (7%).


Tuition & Fees
$12,077
Admissions Rate
84%
Average Debt at Graduation
$24,957
Average SAT Score
1123

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Dakota State University.

Tuition & Fees
$12,077
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$8,424
Total Expected Costs
$20,501

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$16,940
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $13,894
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,775
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,080
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,900
$110,000 + $19,172

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Dakota State University.

2,024 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 65%

Female Students: 35%

68% Full Time / 32% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 24

Low Income Students: 25%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Dakota State University.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Dakota State University with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$24,957
Students Receiving Federal Loans
48%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$259

The graduation rate at the Dakota State University is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
36%
Students who Return after their First Year
72%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Dakota State University.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Associate Degrees
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Health Professions and Related Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related

Certificate/Diploma
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • English Language and Literature
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Health Professions and Related Programs

Most Popular Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (42%)
  • Education (15%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (14%)
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (13%)
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (7%)