As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
South Dakota State University offers 31 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a remote town. In 2019, 243 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 166 Bachelor's degrees, 51 Master's degrees, 20 Doctoral degrees, and 6 Certificates.
University of South Dakota offers 19 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 81 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees, 22 Master's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, and 2 Associate's degrees.
Northern State University offers 7 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a remote town. In 2019, 46 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 30 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Certificates, and 6 Associate's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|South Dakota State University Brookings, SD||22 : 1||11,512|
|University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD||24 : 1||9,920|
|South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City, SD||16 : 1||2,525|
|Northern State University Aberdeen, SD||38 : 1||3,427|
|Black Hills State University Spearfish, SD||30 : 1||3,858|
|Augustana University Sioux Falls, SD||14 : 1||2,113|
|Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell, SD||18 : 1||880|
|Dakota State University Madison, SD||31 : 1||3,268|
|University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD||29 : 1||1,675|
|Mount Marty College Yankton, SD||23 : 1||1,049|
|Oglala Lakota College Kyle, SD||22 : 1||1,306|
|Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls, SD||26 : 1||2,380|
|Presentation College Aberdeen, SD||17 : 1||584|
|Sinte Gleska University Mission, SD||31 : 1||549|