Dakota State University

820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD
4-year
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Dakota State University rankings and awards

Questions and Answers about Dakota State University

Ivey W.
9 months ago
Are there any opportunities for students to play either club or intramural sports either on or off-campus?

Majors offered at Dakota State University

Biggest majors
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management

Academics at Dakota State University

960-1220
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
20-26
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (83% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Dakota State University demographics

78% White
4% Hispanic
4% Black
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
1% Native
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Common careers for Dakota State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer115k
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer95k
Senior Software Engineer90k
Cyber Security Analyst81k
Software Engineer68k
Software Developer62k
Information Technology (IT) Director62k
Based on 1,127 student responses
50.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
83.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
53%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Dakota State University

Dakota State University financial aid

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Student reviews of Dakota State University

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100% of students

Known for

Beautiful campus
Commuter-friendly
Good work-study options
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
LGBTQ+ friendly
Julia Jenks
Drawing And Illustration
Game Design and Development

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

Fun place great for everyone.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Sometimes emails aren't reaching all students.

Jessica Tarr
Horseback Riding
Graphic Design
Volunteering
Archery + 5 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

DSU is an amazing tech school and is constantly paving the way for the future

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The snow. If you are from a place where you don't deal with snow for months, come prepared

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