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Study at Dakota State University

Dakota State University, also known as DSU and was established in 1881 by the Territorial Legislature. It is a public college, and is located in Madison, South Dakota. DSU was initially known as the Dakota Normal School. It became the Dakota State University in the year 1889. The university provides majors and programs in various fields of study. The facility of distance education is also offered. DSU is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Information Systems
  • College of Education
Dakota State University's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the Dakota Athletic Conference, which is affiliated by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Nicknamed the Trojans, the teams participate in sports including volleyball, basketball, track, cross country, and baseball.

Profile of Dakota State University

Dakota State is in Madison, SD. Madison is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Dakota State issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Dakota State include mathematics, computer science and engineering, and medical administration.

Dakota State Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted.


The most successful professors at Dakota State are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 546 students study at the school .

Student Life

Dakota State makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Dakota Athletic Conference athletics.

Dakota State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Computer Science and Engineering112information science, computer and info science, computer graphics, web design, information technology, computer security, system administration, computer programming
Education and Teaching69elementary school teaching, special education, instructional media design, physical education teaching, computer teaching, biology teaching, business teaching, math teaching, . . .
Business and Management51business management, accounting, marketing, finance, non-profit management, electronic commerce
Medical Support and Technology28respiratory care tech, medical coding
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11exercise science
Medical administration11medical records tech, medical records admin
Science6biological and biomedical sciences, physical sciences
Liberal Arts4general studies, English language and literature, English
Mathematics4mathematics and statistics
office and Administration2office management
Design1design and visual communication
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech

Contact: Dakota State

Dakota State University

820 N Washington

Madison, SD 57042-1799

General Phone: (605) 256-5111


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