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Northern State University

Northern State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Aberdeen, SD. The 2019 average net price at Northern State University is $15,668. Acceptance rate is 88.11%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,493.


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Location: Aberdeen, SD
Student Body: 3,493
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.northern.edu
Acceptance Rate: 88.11%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 88.11%
  • Application Deadline: June 15, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $20
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,299
Out of State/International Tuition: $10,272
In State Grad Tuition: $5,749
Out of State Grad Tuition: $10,733
Room and Board: $8,029
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $1,198
Net Price In-District/State: $15,668
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 339
  • Men / Women Ratio: 163 / 176
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 470 - 600
  • Median SAT Math Range: 460 - 600
  • Median ACT Range: 19 - 24
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 61
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 6
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Education: 33%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 26%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 11%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 8%
  • Social Sciences: 6%

Academic Programs

Northern State University offers 83 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Education. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsNorthern State University offers 7 Associate's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Banking and Financial Support Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsNorthern State University offers 42 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsNorthern State University offers 8 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Banking and Financial Support Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Computer Science
  • Computer, Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other Degree
Education
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
Certificate ProgramsNorthern State University offers 12 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Banking and Financial Support Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
  • Secondary School Administration, Principalship Degree
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Degree
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 45%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 51%
  • 1st Year Retention: 77%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $37,000
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,493
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 85%
  • Non-resident, alien: 5%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Black Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%