Dakota State University

Address:
820 N Washington, Madison, SD 57042-1799
Phone:
605-256-5111
Website:
http://www.dsu.edu
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About Dakota State University

Dakota State University is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% for undergraduate students are enrolled full-time. Admissions are selective, and fewer than 20% of entering undergrads are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,592
 Graduate235
 Total2,827
GenderFemale55%
 Male45%
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time42%
 % Part-time58%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.0%
 % Black1.7%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Race Unknown5.6%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal729
 % Admitted90%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled53%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT6%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,455
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,952
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid97%
 % Undergraduates with Loans80%
 % Undergraduates with Grants71%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,082
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,492
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Madison Area

Median Age53.4
Median Household Income$75,875
Total Population563
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.7% 48.3%
 Age 0-928.2%71.8%
 Age 10-17100.0%0.0%
 Age 18-2484.8%15.2%
 Age 25-290.0%100.0%
 Age 30-3965.6%34.4%
 40+49.1%50.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White100.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino1.8%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,082
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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