South Dakota contains 23 schools that offer business and finance programs. Augustana College, the highest-ranking business and finance school in SD, has a total student population of 1,793 and is the 218th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 business and finance schools in South Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Sioux Falls comes out as the most expensive ($19,361/yr), with National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension as the lowest recorded at only $2,785/yr.
Business and Finance students from South Dakota schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 180 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average yearly salary of $44,010. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $51,980/yr and there are 15,730 employed.
Also, within the business and finance schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from business and finance, 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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