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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1200 S Jay St Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Phone: (605) 626-3011
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Northern State University
  • Located in Aberdeen, SD
  • Public
  • 3,200 students enrolled
  • 94% admitted
  • $3,993 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jacob W
  • Mar-11-2017 I am a past student here

    Do not go there. Find a real college because the place is a joke! The advisors hunt you down and literally beg you to sign up for courses each semester because enrollment keeps going down. At real colleges, nobody begs you to stay and sign up for classes.

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  • Ben from Cheyenne, WY
  • Dec-12-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are going to attend Northern, make the decision before the fall of your freshman year. They have really good scholarships for incoming freshman which are not available after that. Also, visit Northern, or any other school first to make sure the school is perfect for you.

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  • Alex from Aberdeen, SD
  • Apr-06-2013 I am a current student here

    attend supplemental instruction for your courses. It's a difference between a letter grade most of the time.

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  • Kelcy from Aberdeen, SD
  • Feb-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Some tips would be to work hard in high school so you can apply for a lot of scholarships and have a higher chance at being selected. Be involved in organizations, clubs, sports teams, etc. to get the full experience of college. Friendships are easily formed through activities.

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