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Dakota State University

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Provided by Dakota State University

The primary purpose of Dakota StateUniversity at Madison in Lake County is to provide instruction incomputer management, computer information systems, electronic dataprocessing and other related undergraduate and graduate programs. The secondary purpose is to offer two-year, one-year and short courses for application and operator training in the areas authorized by this section. This authorization includes the preparation of elementary andsecondary teachers with emphasis in computer and information processing. Except for degree programs in existence during the 1983-84 academic year, the unique baccalaureate programs authorized for Dakota StateUniversity shall not be duplicated by the Board of Regents. Section 3. The Board of Regents shall continue to provide existingcourses for those students enrolled at Dakota State University during the spring semester of 1984 in order to allow those students presently enrolled to complete their scheduled program of study. Section 4. The medical record program and respiratory therapy programcurrently in existence at Dakota State University shall remain at Dakota State University unless otherwise transferred by the Board of Regents

Degrees are authorized at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. The following curriculum is approved for the university:

1. Undergraduate Programs
2. Associate degree programs are approved in allied health care, business, general studies, and information technology. Baccalaureate programs are approved in allied health care, business, education, information technology, mathematics, and sciences.
3. Graduate Programs
4. Masters degree programs are approved in education and information technology.
5. A Doctor of Science degree in Information Systems is approved.

Dakota State University provides students with an exciting, supportive and challenging educational experience. It is truly a unique university where students are surrounded by a technology rich environment and a faculty and staff that care about the success of our students. DSU has been recognized regionally and nationally as a leader in the integration of technology in the learning experiences of all our students. In every area of study you will find that your learning is enhanced by this access to information. Whether you are interested in working with computers, teaching, or developing and managing a business, in our new knowledge and information based economy your ability to access, organize, analyze and present information becomes a key to success.

In order to provide its academic programs to a broader audience, DSU has taken a step forward in distance education and offers courses and academic programs via Internet, the Governor's Electronic Classroom, and the Rural Development Telecommunications Network. As society's educational needs change, Dakota State University will continue to evolve to meet these needs with education, scholarship and service.

Quick Facts

Location:  Midwest
Setting:  Small Town Setting
Type:  Public
Size:  Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Students & Campus Life

On Campus Housing:  Available
Full Time Students: 92%
Athletic Programs:  Available


Average Tuition:  $ 4,831
Students Receiving Aid:  91%


Application Fee:  $ 20
Selectivity:  Selective

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