Political Science in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Political Science Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.3% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in political science. In other words, every year an estimated 73 political scientists graduate from South Dakota's 6 political science schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a political science program is Augustana College. Augustana College, which was ranked 32nd in the country in 2010, is located in Sioux Falls. 17 students graduated with a degree in political science from Augustana College in 2010. Tuition at Augustana College was $25,104 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a political science program is University of South Dakota. University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in Vermillion. In 2010, University of South Dakota graduated 24 students from its political science program. Tuition at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

South Dakota State University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a political science program. It is located in Brookings. In 2010, 15 students graduated from South Dakota State University political science program. Tuition at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's political science schools ranges from $25,104 per year to $6,351 per year. But, the average tuition is $12,250 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota political science 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. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year

The following South Dakota political science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in political science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as international business or communications.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science 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
 

Curious what studying Political Science gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 50 $70,110 25.0%
 

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