Information Technology in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.7% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in information technology. That means an estimated 167 information technology professionals graduate from South Dakota's 16 information technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Augustana College's information technology program. 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 information technology program. It is located in Vermillion. In 2010, 10 students graduated from University of South Dakota information technology program. Students at University of South Dakota paid $6,762 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota with a information technology program is South Dakota State University, which is located in Brookings. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from South Dakota State University information technology program. Tuition at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota information technology school, average tuition will be $10,981 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,396 per year to $25,104 per year. In 2010, the information technology 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 lowest tuition rates at South Dakota information technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 information technology degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

In South Dakota, the largest numbers of information technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 100 information technology professionals

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn $102,330 per year. But, salaries for information technology professional can vary. In 2010, information technology professional made as little as less than $70,750 per year or as much as more than $156,430 per year in South Dakota. The following counties in South Dakota have the highest average salaries for information technology professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - $105,350 per year

The information technology professionals with highest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $102,330 per year

On average, the lowest paid information technology professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $102,330 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in South Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology 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
6,879 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
6,564 miles from location Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls SD 10.9095 n/a 1,060
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,565 miles from location Globe University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD n/a n/a 336
6,562 miles from location Kilian Community College Sioux Falls SD 6.73111 n/a 336
0 miles from location National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth AFB SD 27.8425 n/a 329
 

Curious what studying Information Technology 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)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 170 $102,330 -15.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are information technology related jobs in South Dakota