DSU alumnus, Clay “CJ” Barton recently started his post-bachelor position as an on-call employee at the nation’s premier particle physics laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, in Batavia, Ill.
Life is good at DSU. This is where you can stand out while being part of something bigger.
You're looking for a four-year college but it's about more than that—it's about finding somewhere you belong.
We are searching for our next great leader to help guide Dakota State University in our technology-driven mission.
What you find at DSU might surprise you. We offer an update on the traditional college experience that’s both rigorous and fun, with a technological twist that will prep you for a successful career in any field.
We know you have a lot of schools to choose from. And we’re confident that with our unique blend of academic prestige and cutting-edge technology, we can blow them out of the water. When we say “Technically, we’re better”, we really do mean it—from in-classroom technologies to some of the finest academic experts in the state. Be part of something great—schedule your campus visit today.
"DSU was a traditional school with online programs, which was attractive. I liked the first few classes I tried and I was interested in progressing into the doctoral program - there was room to grow. "Timothy James '13
Job Title: Partner Technology Manager at Google
Major: Master of Science in Information Systems
"The MBA in General Management provided me with the knowledge and experiences needed to succeed as a manager. The program enhanced my leadership and problem solving skills with in-class discussions, hands-on exercises, and real life examples."Kristy Ullom '12
Job Title: Assistant Director of Instutional Effectiveness & Assessment
Major: Master of Business Administration
"My favorite part about DSU is how close you are with people. Since it’s a small school, I have gotten to know so many people. I also like the class sizes, they are large enough so you feel like you’re at a big university, but small enough so that the teachers still know you and can help you!"Rachel Hughes
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Major: Mathematics Education
"My education at Dakota State University prepared me for my career in many ways. One of my fondest memories of DSU was the personal/professional relationships I developed with my professors. DSU was unique because each student was known by name and not just a number. My education was personalized and I had the awesome opportunity to learn from some of the best educators in the region. DSU was the perfect combination of a small school atmosphere with big school opportunities."Steven Rokusek '97
Job Title: Education Specialist/Outreach Coordinator at South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Major: Bachelor of Science in Biology Education
"The main things I learned at DSU were time management and prioritizing. A high level of each was required in the positions I've held since graduating. My professors made sure to instill the importance of prioritization, meeting deadlines and taking the extra responsibility to achieve the grades I know I deserved."Rebecca Bessman '07
Job Title: Software and Support Training at Zuercher Technologies, LLC
Major: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
Our in-classroom technologies and academic experts will prepare you for a successful career in any field.
95% of 2013 DSU undergrads found jobs, even in the current economy—businesses seek out our grads.
Most people aren’t aware of the breadth of academic programs we offer—nor their level of excellence. Find your major here.
For the second year in a row, the Dakota State University cyber security team, Tr0janHorse, secured the top position in the National Cyber League (NCL) competition, beating out 85 other teams.
Grace Estridge has been awarded a prestigious undergraduate environmental research fellowship with the EPA.
Lights, Camera, Action Film Club helps educational foundation with video about their impact on education.
Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, DSU will be able to host nearly 60 girls for the GenCyber Camp for Girls, one of the first in the nation tailored specifically for girls.
Join us for our third annual postcard salon and benefit for Almost Home Canine Rescue, this time with a Hawaiian Luau party theme. Feel free to dress the part, bring your costumed pets, and enjoy the night with us!