Northern State University


Northern State University, located in Aberdeen, SD, is a comprehensive university comprising the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business, Education, and Fine Arts. The university enrolls approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is also home to the Statewide Center for E-learning, the most comprehensive technology center in the region. The center provides advanced coursework to South Dakota high school students and offers both university faculty and students access to a uniquely sophisticated E-learning environment and curriculum. NSU's Center of Excellence in International Business is the only one of its kind in the state. The university has developed international partnerships and study-abroad opportunities for students and offers a baccalaureate degree in international business. Northern State University incorporates the latest in multimedia technologies throughout all academic programs, and its graduates are highly sought after by employers throughout the region and country. Northern athletes participate at the NCAA Division II level athletics. The following degrees are offered: bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of science in education, bachelor of music education, bachelor of general studies, master of science, master of science in education, associate of arts, and associate of science.

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The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting/Professional Accountancy   BS    
Art Education Comprehensive   BS    
Art/Graphic Design   BA    
Banking and Financial Services/Exec Banking/Intermed Banking   CERT, ASSOC, BS    
Biology / Allied Health / Organismal Biology   CERT, BS    
Biology Teacher Education   BS    
Biotechnology   CERT, ASSOC    
Business/Management/Business Education/Administration   ASSOC, BS    
Chemistry   BS    
Chemistry Teacher Education   BS    
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies   ASSOC    
Economics   BS    
Elementary Education   BS    
English   BA    
English Language and Literature, General   BA    
English/Language Arts Teacher Education   BS    
Environmental Science   BS    
Finance   BS    
Fine and Studio Arts Management   CERT    
General Studies   ASSOC    
Geographic Info Systems   CERT    
German   BA    
Graphic Design   ASSOC    
History Teacher Education   BS    
History/Public History   CERT, BA    
International Business   BA    
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies   BS    
Management Information Systems   BS    
Marketing   BS    
Mathematics   BS    
Mathematics Teacher Education   BS    
Medical Technology   BS    
Music   BA    
Music - Instrumental   BS    
Musical Theatre   BA    
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching   BS    
Physical Education/Human Performance & Fitness   BS    
Political Science   BA    
Psychology   BS    
Secondary School Administration/Principalship   CERT    
Sociology - Criminal Justice, Human Services   BA    
Spanish Language Teacher Education   BS    
Spanish/Spanish Education   BA    
Special Education   BS    
Sport Marketing & Administration   BS    
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor   CERT    

Enrollment Information

Contact the Office of Admissions at (605) 626-2544 for WUE requirements and application. 

Contact Information

Northern State University
1200 S. Jay Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 626-2544/(800) 678-5330