Department of Economics College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Department of Economics College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
location
Public
type
Small
setting
19%
81%
student ratio
26
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
61%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian23%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSustainable agriculture, rural finance, grain and livestock marketing, agricultural policy, applied economics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
South Dakota State University

Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007
United States

Dr. Richard Shane

Acting Head

Phone: 605-688-4141
Fax: 605-688-6386
Email: richard.shane@sdstate.edu

Dr. Joseph Santos

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 605-688-4846
Fax: 605-688-6386
Email: joseph.santos@sdstate.edu


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