Educational Leadership in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Educational Leadership Programs in South Dakota


Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of South Dakota receive educational leadership degrees every year. Thus, South Dakota's 8 educational leadership schools put out approximately 306 educational leadership professonals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a educational leadership program is University of South Dakota, which is located in Vermillion. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 119 students graduated with a degree in educational leadership from University of South Dakota in 2010. Tuition at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a educational leadership program. It is located in Mitchell. 12 students graduated with degree in educational leadership from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2010. Students at Dakota Wesleyan University paid $19,850 per year in tuition fees.

South Dakota State University, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a educational leadership program. It is located in Brookings. 32 students graduated with degree in educational leadership from South Dakota State University in 2010. The tuition rate at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's educational leadership schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,637 per year, though tuition can range from $21,890 per year to $2,396 per year. In 2010, the following South Dakota educational leadership schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year
  2. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year
  3. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year

The educational leadership schools in South Dakota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. Northern State University - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $6,351 per year
  3. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year

An educational leadership degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

In South Dakota, the largest numbers of educational leadership professonal work in the following counties:

  1. Beadle County - 210 educational leadership professonals
  2. Lincoln County - 190 educational leadership professonals
  3. Bennett County - 100 educational leadership professonals

Salary

educational leadership professonals in South Dakota earn $71,217 per year on average. In 2010, however, some South Dakota educational leadership professonal earned as little as less than $50,010 per year or as much as more than $112,820 per year. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for educational leadership professonals are:

  1. Meade County - $76,770 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $75,505 per year
  3. Beadle County - $66,970 per year

On average, educational leadership professonals earn the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Aurora County - $61,780 per year
  2. Bennett County - $62,800 per year
  3. Beadle County - $66,970 per year

The educational leadership professonals with highest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Dean - $92,230 per year
  2. Middle School Principal - $68,120 per year
  3. Preschool Director - $53,300 per year

On average, the lowest paid educational leadership professonals in South Dakota were:

  1. Middle School Principal - $68,120 per year
  2. Preschool Director - $53,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in educational leadership in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or special education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in South Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership 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
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
6,562 miles from location University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 24.3457 41% 1,570
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
 

Curious what studying Educational Leadership 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
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 610 $68,120 5.2%
2
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 200 $92,230 5.3%
3
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program + 50 $53,300 -16.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are educational leadership related jobs in South Dakota