Liberal Arts Schools In South Dakota

Liberal Arts classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited liberal arts schools in South Dakota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the state of South Dakota, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  4. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  5. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  6. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  7. National American University-Rapid City

    321 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692

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  8. National American University-Sioux Falls

    5801 South Corporate Place, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-4293

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  9. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  10. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  11. Presentation College

    1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280

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  12. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

    501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995

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  13. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

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  14. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  15. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  16. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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  17. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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  18. Colorado Technical University in Sioux Falls

    3901 W 59th St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-2272

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

South Dakota 170
National 69,880

Approximately 0% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In South Dakota

170 180 180 200 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of liberal arts is shrinking. So, in four years, the number of liberal arts professionals has shrunk by 0%. This decline is slower than the national trend for liberal arts professionals which shows a 18% increase in the number of liberal arts professionals working around the nation.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$49,220 $50,240 $52,530 $52,200 $54,530
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by liberal arts professionals is increasing in South Dakota. The mean salary for liberal arts professionals in 2006 was $49,220 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$38,820
25th percentile
$43,190
50th percentile
$50,190
75th percentile
$63,790
90th percentile
$80,140

Thus, there was a 10% growth in liberal arts professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 106% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in South Dakota

English
$38,700
Liberal Arts
$54,530
Math
$57,820
Music
$0

Liberal arts professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
21
bachelor
14
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
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As the number of liberal arts professionals is decreasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited liberal arts schools in South Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 169 liberal arts graduates from liberal arts courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 129 graduates.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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