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Northern State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Northern State University

Website: http://www.northern.edu
Address: 1200 S Jay St , Aberdeen , South Dakota - 57401-7198
Phone: (605) 626-3011
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate 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 Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
915
416
499
Percent admitted
92%
91%
93%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
48%
0%
0%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
19
24
ACT English
17
24
ACT Math
18
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,646
Out-of-state tuition $8,404
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $4,664
On-campus other expenses $3,200
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
97%
-
Federal grant aid
36%
$3,964
State or local grant aid
46%
$1,923
Institutional grant aid
68%
-
Loan aid
76%
$5,065
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,927
39%
61%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,354
Estimated graduates enrolled 451
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 42%
Men 36%
Women 47%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 18%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 46%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 53%

Contact Information

Address: 1200 South Jay Street, Aberdeen, South Dakota
Phone Number: (605) 626-2544 ‎

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,962 $5,280 $5,712 $6,063 6.1%
Out-of-state $10,149 $10,674 $11,470 $12,049 5.0%
Books and supplies $850 $900 $900 $950 5.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,102 $4,499 $4,664 $4,874 4.5%
Other $2,800 $2,900 $3,200 $3,300 3.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $12,714 $13,579 $14,476 $15,187 4.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $17,901 $18,973 $20,234 $21,173 4.6%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,023 405 518
Percent admitted 84% 92% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 38% 35% 41%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program 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
SAT 14 4%
ACT 317 96%
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.
SAT Critical Reading 390 540
SAT Math 450 580
ACT Composite 18 24
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 1/1/1918 - 1/1/1934 Terminated
  1/1/1940 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1965 -   Accredited
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