Division of Graduate Studies in Education Northern State University

Division of Graduate Studies in Education Northern State University


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Minimum GPA Of 2.75. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based; 78 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 6).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 8/15 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 8/15 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/15 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 32. 98 Applicants, 83% Accepted, 73 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
51 Full-Time (38 Women), 90 Part-Time (62 Women); Includes 9 Minority (1 African American, 4 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 3 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 1 Hispanic American).


63 Full-Time (22 Women), 10 Part-Time/Adjunct (4 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, 51 Students Received Support, Including 47 Teaching Assistantships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $5,558 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Constance Geier
Director of Graduate Studies
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Phone: 605-626-2558
Fax: 605-626-7190

Contact Info
Tammy K. Griffith
Program Assistant
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Phone: 605-626-2558
Fax: 605-626-7190

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