Dakota State University: Admission & Tests

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Dakota State University LogoHere is a quick overview of Dakota State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Dakota State University admission criteria are very easy; in 2013/14 this college accepted 89 percent of the applicants.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Dakota State University normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for instance, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$20
Dakota State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Dakota State University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Assessment Test is not an important component of the application process. Only 10 percent of applicants at Dakota State University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 400 to 570 on Critical Reading and from 440 to 580 on Math. Hence if you got a score above 530 in SAT Critical Reading and 540 in SAT Maththen it will most likely get you admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
370
490
530

SAT Math
410
510
540

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a really important step of the application procedure at Dakota State University. 89 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 25 on Composite, from 17 to 24 on English, and from 17 to 26 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you scored above 24 in ACT Composite, 23 in ACT English, and 24 in ACT Math - that is enough to be accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
16
21
23

ACT Math
16
22
24

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(605)
256-5111
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Dakota State University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (605) 256-5111 or check Dakota State University Website

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