South Dakota contains nine schools that offer adult education programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking adult education school in SD, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 adult education schools in South Dakota, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regis University comes out as the most expensive ($25,497/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Adult Education students from South Dakota schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 200 employed education administrators earning an average yearly salary of $89,920. Education teachers in this state earn $61,130/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the adult education schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from adult education, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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