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Presentation College provides a variety of degree programs for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota and operated as a private institution. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The low student to teacher ratio and access to teachers is due primarily to the limited enrollment, around 700 students, maintained by Presentation College.
Students can pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Social Work
- Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
- Surgical Technologist
- Radiologic Technology
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to Presentation College. Scores within the range of 17 - 21 on the ACT or 1010 - 1330 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for getting accepted. 75% of those students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 47 percent choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $17,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attending Presentation College. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $4,500 each year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements.
Athletic programs are available at Presentation College through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Sports available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Soccer (NCAA Division III)
Students may visit the Presentation College website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, student services, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Presentation College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to have a better understanding of your chances of getting into Presentation College.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|SAT ® Critical Reading||380 - 470|
|SAT ® Math||410 - 470|
|SAT ® Writing||340 - 450|
|SAT ® Total Score||1130 - 1390|
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||16 - 21|
|ACT ® Math||17 - 22|
|ACT ® Composite Score||18 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table
The chances for admission at Presentation College can be seen in the table below.
|Granted Admissions||265 (66%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||131 (49%)|
Total enrollment at Presentation College is around 750 students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $16,000-$19,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $590 to $710 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$6,327|
|Receiving Student Loans||88%||$7,634|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 10%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Presentation College may offer services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
The overall graduation rate of Presentation College is around 39%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||29%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2000)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- * Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1968)
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- * Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1993)
Presentation College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Other)
- Basketball (Other)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Presentation College for official up-to-date information.