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General Engineering Schools in South Dakota

In 2019-2020, 9 students earned their Engineering degrees in SD.

In this state, General Engineering is the 51st most popular major out of a total 109 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in South Dakota

Engineering majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a engineering major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.2%
  • White: 44.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.1%
  • Other Races: 22.2%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in South Dakota

310 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $87,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.


There are 2 colleges in South Dakota that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,405 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, South Dakota State grads earn an average salary of $37,900.

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4 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,475 Total Students

86% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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General Engineering Careers in SD

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Engineering Professors 25% $86,400
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $122,090

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to engineering.

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Civil Engineering 48
Industrial Engineering 23
Mechanical Engineering 20
Electrical Engineering 17
Geoscience Engineering 14
Chemical Engineering 13
Materials Engineering 13
Construction Engineering 12

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