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Teaching Schools in South Dakota

There are ten South Dakota schools offering teaching programs. In 2010, 634 students graduated with degrees from South Dakota teaching schools. 465 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 91 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 582 students graduate from teaching programs in this state every year. Specifically, 42 students graduated with certificates in teaching, 36 with a degree at the associate's level, 465 with a bachelor's level degree, and 91 with a degree at the master's level.

Ten teaching schools are located in this state. And out of these, while six schools are public, four schools are private. Private teaching school tuition varies from $19,850 to $25,104, while tuition at a public teaching school varies from $2,396 to $6,951.

Average tuition for programs in teaching is $11,743. While the highest tuition for programs in teaching, which is $25,104 per year, is at Augustana College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,396 each year, is at Oglala Lakota College.

Teaching schools in South Dakota offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Teaching Program Completions in South Dakota 2006 - 2010

On average, 582 students graduate from teaching programs in this state every year. Specifically, 42 students graduated with certificates in teaching, 36 with a degree at the associate's level, 465 with a bachelor's level degree, and 91 with a degree at the master's level.

Teaching Program Completions in South Dakota 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 26
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 42
  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 23
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 36
  • Bachelor 2006: 523
  • Bachelor 2007: 482
  • Bachelor 2008: 438
  • Bachelor 2009: 486
  • Bachelor 2010: 465
  • Master 2006: 73
  • Master 2007: 89
  • Master 2008: 65
  • Master 2009: 70
  • Master 2010: 91

Teaching Program Availability in South Dakota

South Dakota schools offer a total of 90 teaching programs. Of these programs, about 77.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Teaching Program Availability in South Dakota

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 70
  • Master: 5

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38870
  • 25th Percentile: 44280
  • Median: 54170
  • 75th Percentile: 68890
  • 90th Percentile: 85850

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39720
  • 25th Percentile: 46900
  • Median: 59010
  • 75th Percentile: 95340
  • 90th Percentile: 121510

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50895
  • 25th Percentile: 59875
  • Median: 70440
  • 75th Percentile: 81005
  • 90th Percentile: 93155

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 63780
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53225
  • 25th Percentile: 62615
  • Median: 73665
  • 75th Percentile: 84715
  • 90th Percentile: 97420

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40310
  • 25th Percentile: 44900
  • Median: 53210
  • 75th Percentile: 67050
  • 90th Percentile: 77290

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40870
  • 25th Percentile: 46220
  • Median: 58970
  • 75th Percentile: 85190
  • 90th Percentile: 120780

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40840
  • 25th Percentile: 47320
  • Median: 60390
  • 75th Percentile: 87640
  • 90th Percentile: 105950

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 53575
  • 75th Percentile:
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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36030
  • 25th Percentile: 39830
  • Median: 45500
  • 75th Percentile: 52590
  • 90th Percentile: 63990

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43530
  • 25th Percentile: 48680
  • Median: 60440
  • 75th Percentile: 73640
  • 90th Percentile: 87850

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42370
  • 25th Percentile: 46950
  • Median: 55880
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 98290

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49420
  • Median Salary 2007: 50230
  • Median Salary 2008: 52120
  • Median Salary 2009: 51120
  • Median Salary 2010: 54170
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47280
  • Median Salary 2007: 49150
  • Median Salary 2008: 60420
  • Median Salary 2009: 53910
  • Median Salary 2010: 59010
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64455
  • Median Salary 2007: 66660
  • Median Salary 2008: 71490
  • Median Salary 2009: 72570
  • Median Salary 2010: 73665
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Business Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52570
  • Median Salary 2007: 55100
  • Median Salary 2008: 55190
  • Median Salary 2009: 56070
  • Median Salary 2010: 58970
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56850
  • Median Salary 2007: 58795
  • Median Salary 2008: 60920
  • Median Salary 2009: 62110
  • Median Salary 2010: 63780
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62710
  • Median Salary 2007: 64680
  • Median Salary 2008: 69640
  • Median Salary 2009: 70040
  • Median Salary 2010: 70440
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47450
  • Median Salary 2007: 46720
  • Median Salary 2008: 49480
  • Median Salary 2009: 52100
  • Median Salary 2010: 53210
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64970
  • Median Salary 2007: 58050
  • Median Salary 2008: 59320
  • Median Salary 2009: 61370
  • Median Salary 2010: 60390
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47760
  • Median Salary 2007: 49390
  • Median Salary 2008: 51175
  • Median Salary 2009: 52175
  • Median Salary 2010: 53575
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36030
  • Median Salary 2007: 37200
  • Median Salary 2008: 44720
  • Median Salary 2009: 45810
  • Median Salary 2010: 45500
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53060
  • Median Salary 2007: 55420
  • Median Salary 2008: 57150
  • Median Salary 2009: 58460
  • Median Salary 2010: 60440
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54760
  • Median Salary 2007: 55360
  • Median Salary 2008: 57890
  • Median Salary 2009: 57460
  • Median Salary 2010: 55880
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

South Dakota vs National Teaching Employment

South Dakota vs National Teaching Employment

  • Employed in South Dakota: 0.250% (1080)

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1. Oglala Lakota College

490 Piya Wiconi Road
Kyle, SD 57752-0490
(605) 455-6000

Oglala Lakota College, which is just a few miles from Kyle, is located in a rural setting. It offers four teaching programs. Of those, students are offered two teaching degrees at the associate's level by OLC and two degrees at the bachelor's level in teaching. Overall, 1,830 students seek degrees in 52 Oglala Lakota College programs.

2. Sisseton Wahpeton College

BIA Rd 700
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3966x1100

Sisseton Wahpeton College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1979. It is located in Sisseton, South Dakota, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three certificates and 12 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 261 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school. It offers subjects including bookkeeping, counseling, and healthcare. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. This school is one of 3 tribal colleges in South Dakota.

3. The University of Sioux Falls

1101 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1699
(605) 331-5000

The University of Sioux Falls is near the center of the city. It offers five programs in teaching. Out of those, it offers three teaching degrees at the bachelor's level to students and two teaching degrees at the master's level. 1,519 students pursue degrees in 47 programs at USF, overall. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of South Dakota offering teaching in terms of programs.

4. Presentation College

1500 N Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401-1280
(605) 225-1634

Presentation College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1922. This school is located in Aberdeen, SD. This very small school offers two certificates, 14 degrees at the associates level, and nine degrees at the bachelors level to students. 704 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including communications, psychology, and allied health. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

5. Sinte Gleska University

E. Highway 18- 101 Antelope Lake Circle
Mission, SD 57555-0105
(605) 856-8100

Sinte Gleska University is a tribal, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1970. Sinte Gleska is located in Mission, South Dakota, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of South Dakota. SGU offers subjects such as nursing and practical nursing. SGU offers nine certificates, 24 associates level degrees, 16 degrees at the bachelors level, and two masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,473 students pursued degrees from the 32 programs at Sinte Gleska. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Sinte Gleska is one of 3 tribal colleges in South Dakota.

6. Kilian Community College

300 E. 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-7020
(605) 221-3100

Kilian Community College is a 2-year institution, founded in 1977. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Sioux Falls, SD. This community college offers one certificate and 15 associates level degrees to students. 391 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as allied health and business. This community college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is the only community college in South Dakota.

7. Dakota State University

820 N Washington
Madison, SD 57042-1799
(605) 256-5111

Dakota State University is located in Madison, SD. Dakota State offers eight teaching programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in teaching by it and six degrees at the bachelor's level in teaching. 3,058 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at Dakota State, overall.

8. Augustana College

2001 S Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57197-0001
(605) 274-0770

Augustana College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sioux Falls, SD. This school offers seven teaching programs. Students are offered seven degrees at the bachelor's level in teaching by Augustana. It is one of 3 liberal arts colleges in South Dakota.

9. Black Hills State University

1200 University St
Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
(605) 642-6011

Black Hills State University is in Spearfish, SD. It offers 11 programs in teaching. More specifically, BHSU offers students four certificates in teaching, one teaching degree at the associate's level, and six bachelor's level degrees in teaching. 4,722 students pursue degrees in 50 Black Hills State University programs, overall.

10. Dakota Wesleyan University

1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301-4398
(605) 995-2600

Dakota Wesleyan University is located in Mitchell, SD. It offers nine teaching programs. Students are offered nine bachelor's level degrees in teaching by this very small school. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Northern State University

1200 S Jay St
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
(605) 626-3011

Northern State University is in town of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This school offers 15 teaching programs. Specifically, students are offered three certificates in teaching by Northern, one teaching degree at the associate's level, and 11 bachelor's level teaching degrees. 3,200 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at this public school, overall.

12. South Dakota State University

Administration Lane
Brookings, SD 57007-1898
(800) 952-3541

South Dakota State University offers four programs in teaching. South Dakota State offers four bachelor's level degrees in teaching to students. It is located in town of Brookings, South Dakota. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the ninth largest institution in the state of South Dakota offering teaching.

13. Mount Marty College

1105 W. 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078-3724
(800) 658-4552

Mount Marty College is in Yankton, SD. MMC offers ten teaching programs. Specifically, students are offered one teaching degree at the associate's level by this liberal arts college and nine degrees at the bachelor's level in teaching. This liberal arts college is one of 3 liberal arts colleges in South Dakota.

14. The University of South Dakota

414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
(605) 677-5301

The University of South Dakota is located in Vermillion, SD. It offers 17 programs in teaching. Of those, USD offers one teaching certificate to students, 13 bachelor's level degrees in teaching, and three teaching degrees at the master's level. 10,151 students seek degrees in 116 University of South Dakota programs, overall. This university is the fifth largest institution in the state of South Dakota offering teaching.