Dakota State University

The Dakota State University is established in and located at Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799. Being part of public higher education institution that offers 51 degrees of study overall and has a common calendar system as Semester . The Dakota State University provides Public‚ 4-year or above and has Town: Distant setting for the students.

The programs that are offered in Dakota State University consists of Graduate degree or certificate offering, Undergraduate degree or certificate offering, Doctor’s degree, Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship in more than 12 Subject areas as well as 37 specializations.

Contact Details

820 N Washington Ave
Madison, SD 57042-1799
Ph: 2147483647
Fax: 2147483647
Official Website

Dakota State University
: Public‚ 4-year or above
Awards offered
Graduate degree or certificate offering
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship
: Yes
Calendar system
: Semester
Undergraduate application fee
: $ 20
Graduate application fee
: $ 35

Admissions & Requirements

Dakota State University Undergraduate application fees is $20 and Graduate application fees $35. Below table’s shows Dakota State University admission requirements, Act and SAT test scores percentile.

Admissions : www.admissions.dsu.edu/

Applications: www.dsu.edu/apply.aspx


  Required Recommended Neither Required nor Recommended
Secondary school GPA    
Secondary school rank    
Secondary school record    
Completion of college-preparatory program    
Formal demonstration of competencies    
Admission test scores    
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)    

SAT & ACT Tests Statistics

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 620
SAT Math 440 550
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 16 23
ACT Math 18 25

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid:



Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates $3,993 $3,513 $250
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergraduates $3,993 $3,513 $250
Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates $5,993 $3,513 $317
Average Tuition Full-Time Graduates $5,450 $3,162 $319
Required Fees for Full-Time Graduates $5,450 $3,162 $319
Per Credit Hour Charge Part-Time Graduates $11,537 $3,162 $544

Historical Expenses Data

campus 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
On campus, room and board $5,525 $5,235 $5,168 $5,082
On campus, other expenses $4,017 $3,919 $2,950 $3,492
Off campus (not with family), room and board $6,147 $6,009 $5,868 $5,798
Off campus (not with family), other expenses $4,803 $4,683 $3,600 $3,420
Off campus (with family), other expenses $4,086 $3,980 $2,918 $2,750


Sports NCAA/NAIA member NCAA/NAIA conference number
Football North Star Athletic Association
Basketball North Star Athletic Association
Baseball North Star Athletic Association
Cross Country/Track North Star Athletic Association

Dakota State University Majors with degree levels

The Dakota State University is up with semester based academics that offer 37 majors.

  • Bachelor Degree : 29 Majors
  • Certificate Degree : 9 Majors
  • Associate Degree : 6 Majors
  • Master Degree : 6 Majors
  • Doctrate Degree : 1 Majors

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services


English Language and Literature/Letters

Liberal Arts and Sciences‚ General Studies and Humanities

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Parks‚ Recreation‚ Leisure and Fitness Studies

Physical Sciences

Science Technologies/Technicians

Visual and Performing Arts

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business‚ Management‚ Marketing‚ and Related Support Services

Note: Information stated about Dakota State University College are been referred from IPDES. For the updated information like Application Cost, Admission requirements, Tuition fee, Majors and for more, please visit the official website of Dakota State University College.