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Dakota State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Dakota State University

Website: http://www.dsu.edu
Address: 820 N Washington , Madison , South Dakota - 57042-1799
Phone: (605) 256-5111
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Dakota Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
509
262
247
Percent admitted
96%
95%
98%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
58%
60%
56%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
17
23
ACT Math
18
25
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,646
Out-of-state tuition $3,966
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $4,680
On-campus other expenses $3,818
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
96%
-
Federal grant aid
31%
$3,848
State or local grant aid
47%
$1,661
Institutional grant aid
54%
-
Loan aid
78%
$5,160
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,675
47%
53%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,371
Estimated graduates enrolled 409
Undergraduates 24 years old 71%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 29%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 46%
Men 44%
Women 49%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 19%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 44%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 50%

Contact Information

Address: 820 North Washington Avenue, Madison, SD
Phone Number: (605) 256-5111

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,060 $5,381 $5,816 $6,165 6.0%
Out-of-state $6,251 $6,618 $7,136 $7,538 5.6%
Books and supplies $850 $900 $900 $950 5.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $3,863 $4,374 $4,680 $4,890 4.5%
Other $3,327 $3,449 $3,818 $3,957 3.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,100 $14,104 $15,214 $15,962 4.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $14,291 $15,341 $16,534 $17,335 4.8%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 672 354 318
Percent admitted 94% 94% 93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 51% 56% 46%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 270 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1920 - 1/1/1932 Terminated
  1/1/1961 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited