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Dakota State University

At Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, students can be a part of innovative degree programs that are affordable and career-focused. When they become DSU Trojans, they can look forward to a rewarding career like 99% of our 2018 graduates. At DSU, we offer tech-infused degrees for many interests, not just the technology fields. Students can find a fit in one of out business, communications, digital medial, health, math, science, education or technology programs. Students also benefit from small classes with individual attention and state-of-the-art degrees where you get to work directly with the experts that know the field.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75.75

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75.75

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

53.84

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

23.52

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

17.5

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

14.18

Why you should attend?

Dakota State University is an excellent choice for military members for a variety of reasons, including cutting-edge academics, a caring campus community and expert faculty. We have many degree programs that appeal to military members along with an articulation agreement with the Community College of the Air Force, Joint Service Transcript, National Cryptologic School, along with multiple NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations. We are proud that we are able to help military members, both on-campus and online, with rewarding degrees that we help guide the military student through every step of the way. DSU also offers an on-campus military resource center to provide a quiet atmosphere for studying and relaxation.

Top Degrees

Business Administration & Management, General
Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer & Information Systems Services Management
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education
Exercise Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
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A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $7,540 $10,611
Fees $1,201 $1,201
Room $3,805 $3,805
Board $3,228 $3,228
Books $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $0 $0
Totals $16,774 $19,845
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $5,939 $11,088
Fees $720 $720
Room $0 $0
Board $0 $0
Books $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $0 $0
Totals $7,659 $12,808