Visual Communications in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in South Dakota


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of South Dakota receive visual communications degrees every year. Thus, South Dakota's 4 visual communications schools put out approximately 19 visual communications professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a visual communications program is South Dakota State University. South Dakota State University, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Brookings. 10 students graduated with a degree in visual communications from South Dakota State University in 2010. Students at South Dakota State University paid $6,444 per year in tuition fees.

Northern State University, which is located in Aberdeen, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a visual communications program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Northern State University visual communications program. Students at Northern State University paid $6,351 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota with a visual communications program is Dakota State University, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, Dakota State University graduated 0 students from its visual communications programs. Students at Dakota State University paid $6,455 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,550 per year, though tuition can range from $6,951 per year to $6,351 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota visual communications schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  2. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year
  3. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year

The visual communications 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

A visual communications degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

In South Dakota, the largest numbers of visual communications professional work in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 270 visual communications professionals
  2. Beadle County - 120 visual communications professionals
  3. Meade County - 100 visual communications professionals

Salary

On average, visual communications professionals earn a salary of $32,380 per year in South Dakota state. However, this number is only an average. Visual communications professional in South Dakota had varying salaries from $22,250 to $47,150 per year in 2010. On average visual communications professional earn the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Lincoln County - $35,730 per year
  2. Meade County - $32,780 per year
  3. Beadle County - $29,290 per year

Visual communications professionals in the following counties in South Dakota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Aurora County - $28,920 per year
  2. Bennett County - $29,030 per year
  3. Beadle County - $29,290 per year

The visual communications professionals with highest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Graphic Designer - $32,910 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $31,850 per year

On average, the lowest paid visual communications professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Graphic Designer - $32,910 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $31,850 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Visual Communications in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications 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
6,578 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
 

Curious what studying Visual Communications 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
Graphic Designers + 560 $32,910 60.0%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 50 $31,850
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are visual communications related jobs in South Dakota