South Dakota contains six schools that offer banking programs. University of South Dakota, the highest-ranking banking school in SD, has a total student population of 9,617 and is the 286th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 banking schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($12,826/yr), with Lake Area Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $9,078/yr.
Banking students from South Dakota schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 15,730 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $51,980. Financial specialists in this state earn $65,880/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from banking, 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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