South Dakota contains seventeen schools that offer retail management programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking retail management school in SD, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 retail management schools in South Dakota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($14,061/yr), with Casper College as the lowest recorded at only $5,108/yr.
Retail Management students from South Dakota schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 2,950 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $103,800. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $39,410/yr and there are 3,020 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from retail management, 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.
South Dakota Interesting Facts