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Information Technology at Dakota State University

The Information Technology major is part of the computer & information sciences program at Dakota State University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how Dakota State ranks in comparison to other schools with IT programs.

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Dakota State IT Rankings

Dakota State was ranked #45 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for IT majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #1 in South Dakota.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $75-$110k) 1
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income Over $110k) 1
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $48-$75k) 1
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (With Aid) 2
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $30-$48k) 2
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $0-$30k) 2
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology 2
Best Information Technology Doctor’s Degree Schools 2
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Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Information Technology Graduates 4
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology 5
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology 6
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income Over $110k) 10
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income Over $110k) 10
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Best Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 16
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Best Information Technology Associate Degree Schools 19
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $75-$110k) 20
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (With Aid) 22
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (With Aid) 28
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $75-$110k) 29
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $30-$48k) 32
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $48-$75k) 32
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology 35
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $0-$30k) 37
Best Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools 39
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $48-$75k) 46
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $0-$30k) 51
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $30-$48k) 51
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income Over $110k) 62
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Highest Paid Master’s Degree Information Technology Graduates 80
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Information Technology Graduates 80
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $0-$30k) 83
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $75-$110k) 83
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (With Aid) 85
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Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $30-$48k) 88
Best Value Associate Degree Colleges for Information Technology (Income $48-$75k) 89
Highest Paid Associate Degree Information Technology Graduates 123
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Popularity of IT at Dakota State

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Dakota State University handed out 114 bachelor's degrees in information technology. Due to this, the school was ranked #23 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 102 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 26 students received their master’s degree in IT from Dakota State. This makes it the #64 most popular school for IT master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 12 students received their doctoral degrees in IT in 2021, making the school the #4 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do IT Graduates from Dakota State Make?

Salary of IT Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of IT students who receive their bachelor's degree at Dakota State is $49,983. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $51,250 for all IT students.

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How Much Student Debt Do IT Graduates from Dakota State Have?

Student Debt of IT Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Dakota State, IT students borrow a median amount of $26,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all IT bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $34,190.

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Dakota State IT Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Dakota State University.

Dakota State Information Technology Associate’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 14 IT majors earned their associate's degree from Dakota State. Of these graduates, 79% were men and 21% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 86% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Dakota State University with a associate's in IT.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Dakota State Information Technology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 114 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Dakota State in 2020-2021, 90% were men and 10% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Dakota State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 87% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Dakota State University with a bachelor's in IT.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 99
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 1

Dakota State Information Technology Master’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 26 IT majors earned their master's degree from Dakota State. Of these graduates, 65% were men and 35% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Dakota State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 69% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Dakota State University with a master's in IT.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 144
Information Science 66
Computer Software & Applications 40
Computer Systems Networking 4

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