Accounting in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Accounting Programs in South Dakota


Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of South Dakota receive accounting degrees every year. Thus, South Dakota's 19 accounting schools put out approximately 205 accountants each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a accounting program is Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, Augustana College graduated 12 students from its accounting program. Augustana College charged in-state students $25,104 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a accounting program is University of South Dakota. University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in Vermillion. In 2010, 56 students graduated from University of South Dakota accounting program. The tuition rate at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

Mitchell Technical Institute, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a accounting program. It is located in Mitchell. 11 students graduated with degree in accounting from Mitchell Technical Institute in 2010. Mitchell Technical Institute charged in-state students $6,550 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota accounting school, average tuition will be $9,698 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,396 per year to $25,104 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota accounting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Augustana College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $25,104 per year
  2. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year
  3. Mount Marty College - located in Yankton, students are charged $19,932 per year

The following South Dakota accounting schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. Sinte Gleska University - located in Mission, students are charged $3,154 per year
  3. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year

An accounting degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from accounting school in South Dakota go on to work as an accountant. 3,970 accountants were working in South Dakota in 2010. In South Dakota, the largest numbers of accountants work in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 1,590 accountants
  2. Beadle County - 1,010 accountants
  3. Meade County - 510 accountants

Salary

On average, an accountant earns a salary of $54,130 per year in South Dakota state. However, South Dakota accountants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $35,260 per year to more than $81,010 per year in 2010. On average an accountant earns the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Lincoln County - $58,330 per year
  2. Meade County - $53,550 per year
  3. Beadle County - $51,600 per year

On average, accountants earns the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Aurora County - $48,160 per year
  2. Bennett County - $49,020 per year
  3. Beadle County - $51,600 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in accounting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as forensic accounting or business administration.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Accounting in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Accounting in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,576 miles from location University of South Dakota Vermillion SD 64.495 41% 9,617
6,906 miles from location Black Hills State University Spearfish SD 19.3478 54% 4,076
6,578 miles from location Dakota State University Madison SD 23.5379 51% 2,827
6,636 miles from location Northern State University Aberdeen SD 24.2292 38% 2,625
6,564 miles from location Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls SD 19.5942 n/a 2,489
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
6,562 miles from location Augustana College Sioux Falls SD 67.8064 42% 1,793
6,562 miles from location University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 24.3457 41% 1,570
6,600 miles from location Mount Marty College Yankton SD 23.7367 45% 1,214
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,564 miles from location Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls SD 10.9095 n/a 1,060
6,625 miles from location Mitchell Technical Institute Mitchell SD 31.4056 n/a 1,004
6,757 miles from location Sinte Gleska University Mission SD 13.4932 n/a 936
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,562 miles from location Kilian Community College Sioux Falls SD 6.73111 n/a 336
6,565 miles from location Globe University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD n/a n/a 336
0 miles from location National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth AFB SD 27.8425 n/a 329
6,856 miles from location Sisseton Wahpeton College Sisseton SD 9.22432 n/a 237
 

Curious what studying Accounting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 8,790 $27,490 3.9%
2
Accountants and Auditors + 3,970 $54,130 24.8%
3
Billing and Posting Clerks + 1,550 $25,120 -12.4%
4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks + 480 $30,050 4.3%
5
Tax Preparers + 210 $30,830 16.7%
6
Budget Analysts + 120 $54,150 0.0%
 

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