Social Work Schools in South Dakota
South Dakota contains
schools that offer social work programs.
University of South Dakota,
the highest-ranking social work school in SD, has a total student population of 9,617 and
286th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 social work schools
in South Dakota,
have 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.
Social Work students from South Dakota schools who go on to become
social work case managers,
health and social service managers, etc.
have a good chance at finding employment.
For example, there are 73,250 people working as
social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is
Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today.
In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are
5,620 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of
$35,450. Social workers in this state earn
$65,170/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the social work schools
in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
15 to 1. Aside from social work,
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
Social Work Programs in South Dakota
University of South Dakota
University of Sioux Falls
Clinical/Medical Social Work
Northern State University
Kilian Community College
Oglala Lakota College
South Dakota Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in South Dakota:
Famous State Residents:
Related Subjects - Schools in or near South Dakota
- Sculptor Gutzon Borglum began drilling into the 6,200-foot Mount Rushmore in 1927. Creation of the Shrine to Democracy took 14 years and cost a mere $1 million, though it's now deemed priceless.
- The faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln are sculpted into Mount Rushmore the world's greatest mountain carving.
- Fossilized remains of life 50 million years ago have been arranged in unusual forms, which is Lemmon's mark of distinction at the world's largest petrified wood park.
- Perhaps the most significant fur trade/military fort on the western American frontier, Fort Pierre Chouteau was the largest (almost 300' square) and best equipped trading post in the northern Great Plains. Built in 1832 by John Jacob Astor's (1763-1848) American Fur Company as part of its expansion into the Upper Missouri region, the trading activities at the site exemplified the commercial alliance critical to the success of the fur business.
- Jack McCall was tried, convicted and hanged two miles north of Yankton in 1877 for the shooting of Wild Bill Hickok. He is buried in an unmarked grave in the Yankton cemetery.