Dakota State University

Dakota State University

USA

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DSU, with an overall job placement rate of 95%, has a reputation for producing the kind of graduates employers seek.

  • A public university based in Madison, South Dakota
  • Job placement rate for latest graduating class- 95%
  • Focuses on practical training & professional technology
  • Welcomes 80+ international students from 17+ countries
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Dakota State University (DSU), located in Madison, South Dakota, USA, was founded in 1881. DSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.DSU is a small, friendly campus which is surrounded by several lakes and has a quiet atmosphere without the hassles of a large city.DSU has a student population of over 3,100 and maintains a student-faculty ratio of 18:1.

Dakota State University is a unique university where students are immersed in an information technology-rich environment with a faculty and staff that care about the success of its students. It is a place where technology is not just something that is talked about, but something that isa part ofeveryday life.DSU’s faculty introduce students to the kinds of “learning opportunities” that will prepare them for a career and help them develop skills tomake them successful in whatever field they choose. Student affairs staff help students learn as much outside the classroom as do in the classroom.

At DSU, every major produces a tech-savvy graduate. Dakota State has been recognized regionally and nationally as a leader in the integration of technology in the learning experiences of all students. Students find that their learning is enhanced by access to cutting-edge technology. Whether students are interested in working with computers in the information technology field, developing and managing a business, or designing the hottest video game or website, their ability to access, organize, analyze and present information becomes key to their success.

DSU students gain skills that give them an advantage, which is the reason that year after year, over 95% of graduates find jobs, with 100% placement in many areas. Dakota State University stays focused on student success and offers students an education that sets them apart from the rest.

Why DSU?

  • All majors and programs are infused with the latest technologies inside and outside the classroom.
  • Never get locked out, again! 24/7 access to many buildings via hand scanners.
  • High-end computer labs, including our game design and hacker labs.
  • 3D printers.
  • DSU ranks in the top half of public universities in the Midwest region according to U.S. News and World Report.
  • 20% of on-campus students are athletes.
  • We are Champions of Character.
  • Two degrees. Five years. Incredible Opportunities! 4 + 1 Program offers a unique opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years.
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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

79

Undergraduate

79

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COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

$6060.4

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

$2054.1

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

$10560

POSTGRADUATE

$10610

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Christian, Germany 5

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If you show the professors that you care about your studies, life at DSU will be great!

If you show the professors that you care about your studies, life at DSU will be great!

Vinicius, Brazil 5

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My experience at DSU has been great so far. Dakota State University is a small college in Madison, SD. Being a small campus, the teachers, and advisers are eligible to help the students more. Here at DSU we have a lot of 1x1 time with our professors. Our international family is very large, and united, w read full review

My experience at DSU has been great so far. Dakota State University is a small college in Madison, SD. Being a small campus, the teachers, and advisers are eligible to help the students more. Here at DSU we have a lot of 1x1 time with our professors. Our international family is very large, and united, we always have events like cooking, and international movie nights. show less

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