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Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

Northern State University Academics

Northern State University requires at least 120 to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Northern State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Northern State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 59% of students who start college at Northern State University complete all the credits required within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Northern State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Northern State University?

Northern State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Northern State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Northern State University

When choosing a major, Northern State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Northern State University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Northern State University false.Northern State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Northern State University


Does Northern State University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Northern State University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Northern State University Have An Online Program?

✅ Northern State University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Northern State University Give AP Credit?

✅ Northern State University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Northern State University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Northern State University true for highly-qualified applicants, and true. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Northern State University.

Does Northern State University Require Internships?

🟨 Northern State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Northern State University


Northern State University Library

The main library on campus is the Beulah Williams Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Northern State University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Northern State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

Does Northern State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Northern State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,344

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

78%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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