Founded in 1901, Northern State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Aberdeen (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northern State University (NSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old US 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. NSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Northern State University|
|Motto||Be You. Be Us. Be Northern.
|Colours||Maroon and gold|
|Address||1200 S Jay Street
57401-7198 South Dakota
|Tel||+1 (605) 626 3011|
|Fax||+1 (605) 626 3022|
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1200 South Jay Street
(605) 626 2544
800 678 5330
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
Northern State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 147,445 physical volumes, 7,000 physical media, 250 digital/electronic medium and 80 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northern State University's library has 1 branch.
Northern State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 853 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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