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Dakota State University

Madison, South Dakota


Dakota State University

Public 4 Year

About Dakota State University

Dakota State University (DSU) is a public non-profit university based in Madison, South Dakota. Using a technology-centric approach, the university requires that each of its full-time undergraduate students use tablet computers and laptops in their classes, along with taking an introductory computer programming course. The university also integrates advanced biometric identification devices, virtual reality headsets, and computer hacking laboratories in its learning process.

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Located in Madison, South Dakota.

820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD, 57042-1799, Lake County

Dakota State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#1269 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in South dakota

#7 of 29

2021 Best Public Colleges in South dakota

#4 of 12

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Dakota State University is Computer Sciences followed by Business Management, Education, Medical and Parks & Recreation.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Dakota State University within four or six years.

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