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South Dakota State University

Department of Economics

Brookings, SD

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South Dakota State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
13
Accepted
13
Enrolled
62%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 23.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sustainable agriculture, rural finance, grain and livestock marketing, agricultural policy, applied economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Shane
Acting Head
Email: richard.shane@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-4141
Fax: 605-688-6386

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