South Dakota contains three schools that offer entrepreneurship programs. South Dakota State University, the highest-ranking entrepreneurship school in SD, has a total student population of 12,376 and is the 1603rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 entrepreneurship schools in South Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Dakota State University comes out as the most expensive ($11,748/yr), with Oglala Lakota College as the lowest recorded at only $4,871/yr.
Entrepreneurship students from South Dakota schools who go on to become entrepreneurs, internet entrepreneurs, e-business entrepreneurs, e-commerce entrepreneurs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,036,450 people working as business operations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,960. 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. Business operations specialists in this state earn $61,230/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the entrepreneurship schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from entrepreneurship, 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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