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Address820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042-1799
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Dakota State University Campus, Madison, SD
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,536 for in-state students and $12,606 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $6,660 for in-state students and $11,809 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $9,803 for South Dakota residents and $12,973 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $6,862 for South Dakota residents and $12,181 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $43,100. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Computer and Information Sciences program shows the highest salary with $53,100 after graduating from Dakota State University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Dakota State 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Dakota State University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Dakota State University is 77% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 56%. The average graduation rate is 43%. Total 6,106 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at Dakota State
Admission Stats »77% Acceptance Rate / 56% Yield
Test Scores »1,138 SAT / 66 ACT
Graduation Rate »43%
Transfer-out Rate35%
Retention Rate67%(full-time), 40% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population »6,106 (5,143 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,395
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$43,100
Average Salary by Field of Study$26,000 - $53,100

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Dakota State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Dakota State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Dakota State provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Dakota State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Dakota State University.
Dakota State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity773

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