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2021 Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South Dakota

2 Colleges
340 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,615 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Social Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South DakotaSocial Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in South Dakota. With 340 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 0.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South Dakota ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in social sciences. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality social sciences programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the social sciences program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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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 Social Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Social Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in South Dakota

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying social sciences.

Best Social Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

South Dakota State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in South Dakota that are best for non-traditional social sciences students. Located in the town of Brookings, South Dakota State is a public college with a fairly large student population. South Dakota State not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in South Dakota list.

About 4.2% of South Dakota State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 2,992 students take at least one class online at South Dakota State. There are roughly 3,377 part time students in attendance at South Dakota State. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

University of South Dakota landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best social sciences schools for non-traditional students. USD is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Vermillion. USD also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in South Dakota rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.8%. 2,890 of USD students are exclusively distance learners. There are roughly 3,814 part time students in attendance at USD. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Social Sciences Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Social Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 1,889
Minnesota 2,695
Kansas 1,049
Iowa 1,473
Nebraska 655
North Dakota 186

Social Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Economics 101
Sociology 100
Political Science & Government 87
Geography & Cartography 37
General Social Sciences 30

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,379
Psychology 288
Communication & Journalism 208
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 137
History 72

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools 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.
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