Dakota State University

Dakota State University

820 N Washington Ave, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

Facts

  • College Type: 4-year, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Total Student Population: 3219
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Website: https://dsu.edu/

Dakota State University (DSU) is a public university located in Madison, South Dakota. Established in 1881, the university is one of the top public colleges in the state.

Dakota State University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as computer science, education, business, health, cybersecurity,and information technology.

The university also has a Graduate School that offers master’s and doctoral degrees.

Dakota State University has a mission to provide its students with quality education and hands-on learning opportunities that prepare them for successful careers.

The university also has a strong internship program that allows students to gain real-world experience in their fields of study and achieve their mission and achieve their mission.

The university also has a highly qualified and experienced faculty dedicated to providing quality education.

The university has a student-faculty ratio of 14:1, which ensures that students receive personalized attention and support from their faculties.

The university also has a number of student organizations, activities and clubs that cater to a wide range of interests,

Dakota State University campus is located in a peaceful and scenic environment that provides a conducive atmosphere for learning. The university has a variety of housing options for students, including traditional dormitories, suites, and apartments.

The university also offers state-of-the-art facilities such as the Beacom Institute of Technology, which houses cutting-edge labs and equipment for research and development.

Dakota State University is committed to making education affordable and accessible to all students. The university offers a number of scholarships and financial aid programs to help students cover the cost of tuition and other expenses.

The university also has a work-study program that allows students to earn money while gaining valuable work experience.

Dakota State University is an excellent choice for students who are looking for a personalized and supportive learning environment that provides affordable yet quality education.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:3,219
Undergraduate enrollment:2,751
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
      Men:60.9%
      Women:39.1%
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.7%
      Asian:2.0%
      Black or African American:3.2%
      Hispanic/Latino:4.0%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.4%
      White:83.2%
      Two or more races:3.3%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:1.2%
      Non-resident alien:2.1%

Certificate & Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master’s degree
  • Doctor’s degree-research/scholarship

Programs Offered

  • Analytical Science (BS)
  • Biology Education (BSE)
  • Integrated Biology (BS)
  • Mathematics (BS)
  • Mathematics: Cryptography Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematics: Information Systems Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematics: Intermediate Education Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematics: Secondary Education Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography
  • Computer Game Design (BS)
  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Digital Arts and Design: Computer Graphics (BS)
  • Digital Arts and Design: Digital Sound Design (BS)
  • Digital Arts and Design: Production Animation (BS)
  • Digital Photography Certificate
  • English for New Media (BS)
  • English for New Media Certificate
  • Multimedia Certificate
  • Multimedia Design and Production Certificate
  • Professional and Technical Communication Certificate
  • Web Application Development Certificate
  • Web Development (AS)
  • Website Design and Development Certificate
  • Banking Security Graduate Certificate
  • Business Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • Computer Information Systems (BS)
  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Cyber Leadership and Intelligence (BS)
  • Cyber Operations (BS)
  • Cybersecurity Certificate
  • Data Analytics Certificate
  • Data Privacy Graduate Certificate
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Cyber Defense
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Cyber Operations
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems
  • Ethical Hacking Graduate Certificate
  • High-Performance and Research Computing Certificate
  • Information Technology Graduate Certificate
  • Information Technology Management Certificate
  • Master of Science in Analytics
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Cyber Defense
  • Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Mathematics: Cryptography Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematics: Information Systems Specialization (BS)
  • Network and Security Administration (AS)
  • Network and Security Administration (BS)
  • Network and Telecommunications Administration Certificate
  • Network Services Certificate
  • Object Oriented Programming Certificate
  • Software Development (AS)
  • Software Development Certificate
  • Technology Database Management Systems Certificate
  • Web Application Development Certificate
  • Web Development (AS)
  • Exercise Science (BS)
  • Healthcare Coding Certificate
  • Healthcare Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • Health Informatics and Information Management (AS)
  • Health Informatics and Information Management (BS)
  • Health Information Specialist Certificate
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management
  • Physical Education (BSE)
  • Accounting (BBA)
  • Banking Security Graduate Certificate
  • Business Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • Business Management (AS)
  • Business Technology (BBA)
  • Computer Information Systems (BS)
  • Data Analytics Certificate
  • English for New Media Certificate
  • Finance (BBA)
  • Health Information Administration (BS)
  • Healthcare Data Analytics Certificate
  • Information Technology Graduate Certificate
  • Management (BBA)
  • Marketing (BBA)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Analytics
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management
  • Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Mathematics (BS)
  • Professional Accountancy (BS)
  • Biology Education (BSE)
  • Business Education (BSE)
  • Computer Education (BSE)
  • Elementary Education (BSE)
  • Elementary Education/Special Education (BSE)
  • English Education (BS)
  • Exercise Science (BS)
  • Mathematics: Intermediate Education Specialization (BS)
  • Mathematics: Secondary Education Specialization (BS)
  • Master of Science in Educational Technology

Financial

 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$9,633 $9,536 $9,536 
      Out-of-state$12,735 $12,606 $12,606 
    Books and supplies$1,200 $1,200 $1,200 
    On-campus
      Room and board$7,148 $7,148 $7,033 
      Other expenses$4,874 $4,874 $4,805 
    Off-campus
      Room and board$7,433 $7,433 $7,231 
      Other expenses$5,807 $5,807 $5,724 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$5,010 $5,010 $4,945