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Black Hills Higher Education-Colleges, Universities, Career and Technical Schools

Below you will find information on higher education relevant to Black Hills postsecondary students, educators, and researchers.

Calculate College Costs - US Department of Education web site addresses college costs with a variety of information i.e.. College Affordability, Net Price Calculator, State Spending Charts

National Center for Education Statistics IPEDS -  Basic data describes trends in postsecondary education in the United States in terms of the number of students enrolled, staff employed, dollars expended, and degrees earned from institutions that participate in the federal student aid programs

Post Secondary Enrollment Rates-NCES Report - comparison of enrollments 1991-2001 and 2001 and 2011; includes distribution charts

Undergraduate Fields of Study-NCES Report (pg. 164) - From 2001–02 to 2011–12, the number of associate’s degrees awarded increased by 71% from 595,100 to over 1 million, and the
number of bachelor’s degrees awarded increased by 39% from 1.3 million to 1.8 million.

Career/Technical Education (CYE) Statistics-NCES Report - education leading to a postsecondary credential below the bachelor's degree level; includes links to major topics

Bachelors Degree South Dakota to US Comparison-US Census (2009-2013)

Bachelors Degree Pennington County-US Census for Adults age 25+ for Adults age 25+ (2009-2013)

Educational Attainment South Dakota 18-24 year olds-US Census (2009-2013)

The 15  Most Valuable College Majors-Forbes, May 15, 2012 p. 12-available through RCPL database as well as online; report on 15 most valuable college majors for lifetime career success

Top Ten College Majors- Princeton Review, 2012 - these are not necessarily the degrees with the most demand in the job market; each major offers challenges and develops skill sets that will be applicable to various careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Occupations are described by What they Do, Work Environment, How to Become One' Pay and more.  Each profile includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010-2012 decade

O*NET Resource Center - under the sponsorship of US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration. An interactive application for exploring and searching occupations; includes Career Exploration Tools

 

BLACK HILLS SCHOOLS of HIGHER EDUCATION

Black Hills State University-Spearfish, SD-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to BHSU website

Black Hills Beauty College-Rapid City, SD-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to Black Hills Beauty College website

Headlines Academy, Inc-Rapid City, SD-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to Headlines Academy, Inc. website 

 National American University-Rapid City, SD-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to NAU website

Oglala Lakota College-Kyle, South Dakota-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to OLC website

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology - Since 1885, SDSM&T has been a national leader in preparing engineers and scientists; placement rate, average starting salary, internship on Pride page

University Center - Rapid City, SD -  a partnership among South Dakota's six public universities: Black Hills State University, Dakota State University, Northern State University, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, South Dakota State University, and the University of South Dakota, working cooperatively to deliver accessible, high-quality education in one convenient location; enroll in Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, or Doctoral degree programs

Western Dakota Technical Institute-Rapid City, SD-NCES College Navigator - general information; tuition, fees, and estimated student expenses; financial aid; net price; enrollment; admissions; retention and graduation rates; programs/majors; varsity athletic teams; accreditation; campus security; cohort default rates; link to WDTI website

 

 

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