Language in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Language Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.3% of South Dakota students graduate with degrees in language. Thus, South Dakota's 7 language schools put out approximately 61 language professionals each year.

Top Schools

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

University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a language program. It is located in Vermillion. In 2010, University of South Dakota graduated 12 students from its language program. The tuition rate at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a language program is Dakota Wesleyan University. Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Mitchell. Dakota Wesleyan University charged in-state students $19,850 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Language schools in South Dakota, charge students an average tuition of $13,336 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,104 per year, or as little as $6,351 per year. The South Dakota language schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year

The language 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. University of South Dakota - located in Vermillion, students are charged $6,762 per year

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

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

  1. Lincoln County - 210 language professionals
  2. Beadle County - 80 language professionals
  3. Meade County - 60 language professionals

Salary

On average, language professionals earn $48,630 per year. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $29,720 per year or as much as more than $81,870 per year in South Dakota. On average language professional earn the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Meade County - $53,330 per year
  2. Bennett County - $49,735 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $49,663 per year

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

  1. Beadle County - $44,120 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $49,663 per year
  3. Bennett County - $49,735 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $54,530 per year
  2. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $48,800 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,560 per year

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

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $48,800 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,560 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Language 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
6,636 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
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 300 $48,800 7.1%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 170 $54,530 6.3%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 110 $42,560 37.5%
 

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