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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

820 N Washington Ave Madison, SD 57042-1799
Phone: (605) 256-5111
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Dakota State University
  • Located in Madison, SD
  • Public
  • 3,058 students enrolled
  • 84% admitted
  • $6,984 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • John from Tea, SD
  • I am a current student here

    Work hard no matter what. Take on new projects for yourself. Don't let yourself believe there is something you can't achieve.

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  • Ian Barse from Rapid City, SD
  • I am a current student here

    A good suggestion for prospective students is to get ready to work your very hardest. Dakota State is not a university that you can just get by with the bare minimum. Be prepared to study your hardest to accomplish the goals you will set for yourself. Put one-hundred percent of your time into schoolwork first before you go out and have fun.

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  • Anastasia Gentles
  • I am a current student here

    Get involved in campus activities. That's how I met most of my friends here. Also, utilize the tutors and your professors' office hours. It's easy to get caught up in trying to make friends and doing activities, so make sure that you always make time for your school work first.

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  • College Junior in Madison, SD
  • I am a current student here

    The majority of students at DSU play Magic: The Gathering. I felt a little left out when I came here because I didn't play the card game. However, even though people are always playing it, they still make me feel accepted. Everyone here is super nice!

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