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Accounting Schools in South Dakota

299 students earned Accounting degrees in South Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 21 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in South Dakota

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 151
Associate’s Degree 80
Master’s Degree 57
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 9
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 83.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Accounting Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in South Dakota

17,140 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Accounting Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $62,210, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in South Dakota that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,066 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at U of South Dakota. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,166 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 9.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,779.

#3

Augustana University

Sioux Falls
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,133 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,198 Total Students

The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,725. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,493 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,615 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,035 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,061 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. A typical student attending Western Dakota Tech will pay a net price of $15,987. Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,044 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 5.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,382 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

Accounting Careers in SD

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Financial Managers 19% $121,580
Financial Examiners 11% $79,750
Credit Analysts 11% $58,980
Tax Preparers 10% $38,540
Accountants and Auditors 10% $62,270
Financial Analysts 10% $69,240
Budget Analysts 8% $59,860
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 7% $48,570
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 0% $36,960

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Business Administration & Management 639
Business & Commerce 120
Marketing 100
Finance & Financial Management 84
Entrepreneurial Studies 46
Other Business & Marketing 36
General Sales & Marketing 31
Hospitality Management 25

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