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South Dakota State University

College of Nursing

Brookings, SD

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Overview

South Dakota State University / College of Nursing is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

83
Applied
69
Accepted
69
Enrolled
83%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Nurse registration
Doctoral Degree Requirements Nurse registration, MS

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

187
Total Graduate Students
96%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0.53%
White or Caucasian 99%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (3%)
Female (96%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rural health, aging, health promotion, Native American health, woman's health, underserved populations, quality of life
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra J. Bunkers
Department Head, Graduate Nursing
Phone: 605-688-4114
Fax: 605-688-5827