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Northern State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,200 Students

88% Admitted

  • 3,611 full time
  • 1,515 part time
  • 710 men full time
  • 975 women full time
  • 1,134 applied
  • 1,063 admitted
  • 408 enrolled

3,162 Undergraduates

$6,984 Tuition/Year

  • 514 Graduates
  • 921 Non-Degree
  • $6,984 in state
  • $903 fees
  • $8,029 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Long from Vietnam
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  • Northern State University offers one of the best business course in South Dakota. I'm very satisfy with what I learn because the business professors are very good at teaching. Most…

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  • Jacob from Aberdeen, SD
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  • The teachers at Northern State University are top-notch. They teach us the things we will need to know to succeed out in the working world. The institution as a whole…

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  • Jenna from Pierre, SD
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  • Northern State University is a highly educated University. It has a ton of majors and minors anyone would be searching for. The teachers/professor are excellent with the students and love…

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Northern State University
  • Located in Aberdeen, SD
  • Public
  • 3,200 students enrolled
  • 88% admitted
  • $6,984 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Megan from Scranton, ND
  • I am a current student here

    Going to college at NSU is like having a second family. Even the people I don't know are always friendly which includes all the faculty, alumni, and students. Students can be as involved or relaxed in their schedule as they want with varsity and intramural sports; the Symphonic, Community, and two Jazz Bands; Collegiate, Chamber, and Jazz Choirs; Debate and Speech Teams, multiple theatre activities including musical theatre, and different interest groups including the Accounting Club and many, many others. Students at NSU never have the excuse of being bored.

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