South Dakota contains 22 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Augustana College, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in SD, has a total student population of 1,793 and is the 218th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 liberal arts and humanities 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 Oglala Lakota College as the lowest recorded at only $4,871/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from South Dakota schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, 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, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, 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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