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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South Dakota

1 College
140 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,370 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South DakotaIn 2018-2019, 140 bachelor's degrees were awarded to liberal arts / sciences and humanities students who went to a South Dakota college or university. This makes it the #13 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for Non-Traditional Students in South Dakota

The following school tops our list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for Non-Traditional Students

South Dakota State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in South Dakota that are best for non-traditional liberal arts / sciences and humanities students. Located in the remote town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public college with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, South Dakota State has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in South Dakota ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.2%. Approximately 2,992 students take at least one class online at South Dakota State. 3,377 of South Dakota State students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 1,320
Minnesota 75
Kansas 678
Iowa 454
Nebraska 366
North Dakota 192

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 283

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 167
English Language & Literature 94
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 69
Theology & Religious Vocations 51
Philosophy & Religious Studies 22

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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