Small Business in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in South Dakota


Around 0.0% of South Dakota's graduates graduate from entrepreneurship degree programs every year. Thus, South Dakota's 3 small business schools put out approximately 1 small business professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a small business program is South Dakota State University. South Dakota State University, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Brookings. In 2010, South Dakota State University graduated no students from its small business program. Tuition at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a small business program is Black Hills State University. Black Hills State University, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Spearfish. The tuition rate at Black Hills State University was $6,951 per year.

Oglala Lakota College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a small business program. It is located in Kyle. In 2010, Oglala Lakota College graduated 1 students from its small business programs. Tuition at Oglala Lakota College was $2,396 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota small business school, average tuition will be $5,264 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,396 per year to $6,951 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  2. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  3. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Dakota small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  3. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year

A small business degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

The South Dakota counties with the largest populations of small business professional are:

  1. Lincoln County - 1,100 small business professionals
  2. Beadle County - 940 small business professionals
  3. Meade County - 520 small business professionals

Salary

On average, small business professionals earn $105,510 per year. However, South Dakota small business professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $59,470 per year to more than $165,790 per year in 2010. The following counties in South Dakota have the highest average salaries for small business professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - $114,580 per year
  2. Meade County - $105,620 per year
  3. Beadle County - $99,630 per year

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

  1. Bennett County - $89,320 per year
  2. Aurora County - $94,290 per year
  3. Beadle County - $99,630 per year

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

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $105,510 per year

The small business professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $105,510 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship 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
6,906 miles from location Black Hills State University Spearfish SD 19.3478 54% 4,076
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
 

Curious what studying Small Business gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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General and Operations Managers + 3,140 $105,510 0.3%
 

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