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Dakota State University is a modern, technology-intensive public University with a campus in Washington Avenue in Madison, South Dakota, USA. The University offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs in disciplines such as Computer Science, Accounting, Management and Physical Science.

  • Average Tuition USD 11,463
  • Acceptance Rate 84%
  • Students 2,024
  • International Students 1.33%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 15,685
  • Intakes August, mid-January
  • Application Deadline July 1,November 1
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting Suburban

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School Description

Dakota State University (DSU) offers over 45 bachelor's degree programs in subjects such as Physical Education, Digital Arts & Design, Cyber Operations and Business Technology. DSU offers an information technology rich learning environment and small classroom sizes. The campus offers student accommodation through residence halls consisting of dorm rooms. First year students are guided by staff and older students during their stay on campus. The campus is also home to a library, museum, gallery, and student clubs such as for gaming.

  • 01DSU is ranked 118th among the top regional Universities in the American Midwest for 2018, by US News & Media Report.
  • 02DSU has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17.4:1, ensuring greater access to teachers and more interaction opportunities in the classroom.
  • 03DSU provides a technology-driven learning experience through high-end computer labs, laptops for students and 3D printers.

Bachelor Programs

  • 820 Washington Ave N, Madison, SD 57042, United States
    USD 11,463 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 820 Washington Ave N, Madison, SD 57042, United States
    USD 11,463 Tuition Fee

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • 820 Washington Ave N, Madison, SD 57042, United States
    USD 11,463 Tuition Fee

    Biology Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Science Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of teaching science-related subject matt more
  • 820 Washington Ave N, Madison, SD 57042, United States
    USD 11,463 Tuition Fee

    Business Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 71
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 870
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University offers a number of scholarships, including the Presidential Champion Scholarship of up to $2,150 for meritorious students.

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    Established in 1881

    DSU was originally established in 1881 as a school for teacher education in the Dakota Territory.

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