English in South Dakota

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Schools Offering English Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.6% of South Dakota students graduate with degrees in English. Thus, South Dakota's 10 English schools put out approximately 124 english professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a English program is Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. 15 students graduated with a degree in English from Augustana College in 2010. Augustana College charged in-state students $25,104 in tuition fees per year.

University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a English program. It is located in Vermillion. In 2010, 34 students graduated from University of South Dakota English program. University of South Dakota charged in-state students $6,762 in tuition fees per year.

Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a English program. It is located in Mitchell. 1 students graduated with degree in English from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2010. Students at Dakota Wesleyan University paid $19,850 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota English school, average tuition will be $13,487 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,351 per year to $25,104 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  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 English 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

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

The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota english professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 220 english professionals
  2. Bennett County - 80 english professionals
  3. Beadle County - 70 english professionals

Salary

english professionals in South Dakota make an average of $38,700 per year. However, South Dakota english professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,400 per year to more than $59,900 per year in 2010. English professionals in the following South Dakota counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lincoln County - $36,675 per year
  2. Meade County - $33,450 per year
  3. Beadle County - $30,830 per year

On average, english professionals earn the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Bennett County - $30,400 per year
  2. Beadle County - $30,830 per year
  3. Meade County - $33,450 per year

On average, the highest paid english professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Technical Writer - $44,610 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $40,790 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $30,700 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Creative Writer - $40,790 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $30,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
6,562 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
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
 

Curious what studying English 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
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 390 $30,700 39.3%
2
Technical Writers + 60 $44,610 -14.3%
3
Writers and Authors + 40 $40,790 -20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are English related jobs in South Dakota