Northern State University

1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, SD
4-year
Small

Questions and Answers about Northern State University

Ruth H.
1 year ago
Does Northern State University accept super scores of the ACT and SAT?
Ruth H.
1 year ago
If I live off campus, do I have to have a meal plan?

Majors offered at Northern State University

Biggest majors
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Biology, General

Academics at Northern State University

930-1200
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
19-24
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (88% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for Northern State University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Northern State University Students3%14%72%9%1%7%1%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Northern State University Students
22%
76%
Male
Female
< 2% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Northern State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)125k
Human Resources (HR) Director115k
Finance Director108k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)78k
School Counselor62k
Senior Accountant56k
Accountant46k
Based on 658 student responses
43.4kAvg. Early Career Pay
75.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
57%in High-Meaning careers
7%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Northern State University

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Student reviews of Northern State University

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Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Accessible and helpful professors
Awesome study spaces and libraries
Beautiful campus
Helpful career services
Close-knit community
Delanee Grier
Swimming
Painting and Studio Art
Writing
Movies And Film

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

Northern is a very small, but very good school in Aberdeen, SD. Because of its size, students are able to create tight-knit bonds with peers and professors. There are fantastic opportunities given to the students and a tremendous amount of community support.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The food in the Wolves Den is not the best.

Kierra Dragt
Crocheting
Sewing
Music
Band + 1 other

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

The staff is very friendly and truly wants the best for every student.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE