Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees


Dakota State University students in class using laptops during a lecture.Find your major, find your people, find your passion

Dakota State University embraces the concept of providing a challenging and innovative experience across its four colleges. Each college is designed to create a group of related majors that focus on particular areas of study.

During your college career, you will likely take courses from each of our four colleges. This allows you to gain skills in addition to your focus area, giving you a broader educational experience. Something your future employer will love, along with your degree.

Experience traditional topics like chemistry, art, history, theater and writing with a tech twist in the College of Arts and Sciences.

If the areas of business, health information management or information systems (things like managing tech projects, using technology to analyze business practices, or developing software that helps make organizations work better) interest you, check out the College of Business and Information Systems.


For all things computer science, cyber security, networking and game design related, look no further than The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences.


You see yourself educating elementary students, teaching middle or high school classes, or maybe you want to work with those with special needs. You might even want to teach people of all ages how to lead healthy, active lifestyles. If this sounds like you, discover more about the College of Education.