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Dakota State University

Madison, SD

According to its mission statement, Dakota State University "provides learning that integrates technology and innovation to develop graduates ready to contribute to local, national, and global prosperity." [Source]

Website: http://www.dsu.edu/

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2,751
Undergraduate
Enrollment
28%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$9,633
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$12,735
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

18:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5.8%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/20/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.