Chemistry in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.3% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in chemistry. In other words, every year an estimated 68 chemists graduate from South Dakota's 10 chemistry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a chemistry program is Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, Augustana College graduated 10 students from its chemistry program. The tuition rate at Augustana College was $25,104 per year.

University of South Dakota, which is located in Vermillion, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a chemistry program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 24 students graduated from University of South Dakota chemistry program. University of South Dakota charged in-state students $6,762 in tuition fees per year.

South Dakota State University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a chemistry program. It is located in Brookings. In 2010, South Dakota State University graduated 12 students from its chemistry programs. South Dakota State University charged in-state students $6,444 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota chemistry school, average tuition will be $12,215 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,351 per year to $25,104 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota chemistry 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 chemistry schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Northern State University - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $6,351 per year
  2. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  3. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year

A chemistry degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

The highest percentage of chemistry graduates in South Dakota pursue careers as a chemist. 90 chemists were working in South Dakota in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota chemists:

  1. Beadle County - 50 chemists

Salary

A chemist in South Dakota makes an average of $51,340 per year. However, this number is only an average. chemists in South Dakota had varying salaries from $35,270 to $82,470 per year in 2010. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for a chemist are:

  1. Beadle County - $51,580 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Chemistry in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in South Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,560 miles from location South Dakota State University Brookings SD 31.8924 55% 12,376
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
6,879 miles from location South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City SD 23.3494 47% 2,176
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
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
 

Curious what studying Chemistry 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
Chemists + 90 $51,340 28.6%
2
Chemical Technicians + 90 $30,190 80.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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