Dakota State University: Statistics

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#833 of 2,624In North America
#766 of 2,523In the United States
#4 of 15In South Dakota
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1138
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
2,818
Graduates
450
Male:Female Ratio
63:37
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
dsu.edu

Dakota State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%80%73%
Applicants978631347
Admissions757502255
Freshmen enrolled full time403303100
Freshmen enrolled part time221210

502 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,704 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
52 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1005
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dakota State University are 1005-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
372 or 88%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dakota State University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2592 (80%)
Black or African American131 (4%)
Hispanic127 (4%)
Two or more races120 (4%)
Nonresident Alien120 (4%)
Asian81 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown47 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native21 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,276
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,541$5,939
Tuition in-state$7,541$5,939
Tuition out-of-state$10,611$11,088
Fee in-district$1,995$721
Fee in-state$1,995$721
Fee out-of-state$1,995$721

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity795
Combined charge for room and board$7,033
Room charge$3,805
Meal charge$3,228

Dakota State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General4831
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance41127
Information Science & Studies1015164
System, Networking, and LAN & WAN Management & Manager1031
Business Administration and Management, General14149
General Studies519
Elementary Education and Teaching22
Special Education and Teaching, Other21
Computer Graphics17
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist82
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator10
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician9
Accounting9
Educational & Instructional Technology6
Game and Interactive Media Design5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other5
Medical Informatics5
Mathematics Teacher Education4
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3
Finance, General2
Physical Sciences1
Business Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Grand Total562837911
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%43%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
900
Citations
12,885

Publication / Citation count by topic

Computer Science
316 / 3,516
Biology
276 / 5,316
Environmental Science
195 / 3,344
Business
159 / 1,356
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
122 / 2,034
Agricultural Science
117 / 1,722
Cyber Security
100 / 1,502
Medicine
96 / 904
Engineering
91 / 1,447
Management Information Systems
86 / 1,031
Botany
62 / 1,424
Mathematics
45 / 342
Healthcare Management (MHA)
40 / 204
Chemistry
39 / 825
Art & Design
38 / 621
Data Science
36 / 215
Demography
35 / 1,530
Genetics
34 / 1,547
Horticulture
34 / 526
Physics
30 / 1,381
Project Management
29 / 92
Information Technology
29 / 487
Psychology
28 / 349
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
27 / 596
Multimedia
27 / 603
Health Science
23 / 435
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
23 / 72
Communications and Public Relations
19 / 102
Blockchain and Cryptography
18 / 182
Math Teachers
18 / 110
Economics
17 / 189
Software Engineering
17 / 117
Education Majors
16 / 124
Computer Networking
16 / 326
Animal Science
15 / 318
Ecology
14 / 174
Journalism and Digital Media
14 / 83
Hydrology and Water resources management
13 / 443
Sociology
13 / 14
Political Science
13 / 46

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990823
19911739
19921337
19931144
19942457
19951171
19961358
199715113
199816148
199913167
20001190
20017256
20024246
20037269
200410263
20057305
200616312
200723316
200834316
200935394
201050488
201150546
201251649
201351777
201443852
2015471034
201630924
201732785
201848793
201959785
202061927

Notable alumni

  1. Shantel Krebs

    Photo
    Shantel Krebs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politicianbeauty pageant contestantbusinessperson
    Biography

    Shantel Swedlund Krebs is an American businesswoman and former South Dakota Secretary of State. She previously served in the South Dakota House of Representatives and South Dakota Senate.

General info

Alternative namesDakota State
DSU
Founded1881
MottoWe are rising
Colorsdsu blue, trojan blue
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff331
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address820 N Washington Ave
Madison, South Dakota, 57042-1799
United States
City population6,000
Phone6052565111
Fax+1 (605) 256 5020

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