South Dakota contains eight schools that offer cisco programs. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, the highest-ranking cisco school in SD, has a total student population of 329 and is the 2376th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 cisco schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount Marty College comes out as the most expensive ($14,944/yr), with National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension as the lowest recorded at only $2,785/yr.
Cisco students from South Dakota schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 1,330 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $52,230. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $55,060/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cisco, 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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