Northern State University

country rank  743
world rank  2357

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, Northern State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Aberdeen (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Northern State University (NSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern State University (NSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NSU
Founded 1901
Motto Be You. Be Us. Be Northern.
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 1200 S Jay Street
Aberdeen (population range: 10,000-49,999)
57401-7198 South Dakota
United States
T +1 (605) 626 3011
F +1 (605) 626 3022

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1200 South Jay Street
Aberdeen 57401-7198
+1 (605) 626 2544
800 678 5330

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • American Association of Bible Colleges

Memberships and Affiliations

  • South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019