Northern State University

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Overview

Address1200 S Jay St
School Websitewww.northern.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Northern State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Aberdeen, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,068 students applied to Northern State University. Of those students, 941 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Northern State University was $7,299, in addition to fees of $1,198. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Northern State University.

Northern State University has a 50% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Northern State University acceptance rate is 88%. To put this into perspective, 941 of the 1,068 students who applied to Northern State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Northern State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Northern State University had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Northern State University was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Northern State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Northern State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,299. Combined with fees of $1,198, room and board costs of $8,029, other expenses of $4,100 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $11,470 in tuition.

Students at Northern State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Northern State University was $5,321 last year. with 36% of students were awarded federal aid.

Northern State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio21:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Northern State University.

Northern State University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in undefined. However, 28% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Northern State University is 21:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Northern State University to thrive in your studies.

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