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Dakota State University

Dakota State University
820 North Washington
Madison, SD 57042-1799

Fax number: (605) 256-5316
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Total undergraduates: 2,805
Full-time undergraduates: 1,396
Part-time undergraduates: 1,361
Total graduate students: 484
Full-time graduate students: 94
Part-time graduate students: 390
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
1.3% American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.7% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
78.1% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Nonresident Alien
1.9% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 86 acres
Nearest major city: Sioux Falls

Institution offers housing: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • men's dorms
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 88%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 42%
Percent of students who live off campus: 58%

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: yes
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 91
School has a library on campus: yes
Additional library facilities/collections:
Other libraries on campus.

Additional services offered:
placement service, health service
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper, radio station
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Esports Club; Computer Club; Gaming Club; International Club; Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru)

Athletic conference memberships: NAIA

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseball  
Men's baseballyes 
Men's basketball  
Men's basketballyes 
Men's cross-country runningyes 
Men's cross-country running  
Men's footballyes 
Men's football  
Men's golfyes 
Men's golf  
Men's softballyes 
Men's track and fieldyes 
Men's track and field  
Men's volleyballyes 
Women's baseballyes 
Women's basketballyes 
Women's basketball  
Women's cross-country runningyes 
Women's cross-country running  
Women's footballyes 
Women's golf  
Women's golfyes 
Women's softballyes 
Women's softball  
Women's track and fieldyes 
Women's track and field  
Women's volleyball  
Women's volleyballyes 

Nearest international airport: Sioux Falls Regional

Percent of graduates who enter job market in field related to major: 98% within six months of graduation

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