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Northern State University 

1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-3011
E-mail: Admissions
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Northern Student Spotlights

Alandra Van Vleet

Grad school aspirant and working mom


"I want to go for a doctorate, and help students out the way Northern's professors helped me out.”  MORE


Hannah Nehlich

Multi-medium artist and Germanophile


"Northern is very diverse. I like that ... it's people from all over the country." MORE


Larissa Buchholz

Vocal music education major, theater minor


"You’re not just another face in the crowd – the teachers are genuinely interested in what you want to do with your life." MORE


Mike Newman

Volunteer extraordinaire, honors student

"Northern's not just where I go to school; it’s where I belong.” MORE


Kira Neville

Artist in many mediums

"Northern isn't the kind of place that limits your options; it opens your options." MORE


Jeb Clay

Wrestler, sports
marketing major

"Northern didn’t treat me like just another student." MORE


Kyle Sonntag

Multi-sport standout


"I knew at Northern I’d get a lot more opportunities to play." MORE​


Ethan Brown

State park intern, future wildlife veterinarian


"The opportunities that are here make it possible for you to step outside your comfort zone." MORE


Kelsey Kimbler

Biology major, champion equestrian 


“You don’t get that individual teacher-to-student connection at other schools.”  MORE


Brock Rose

Winner, 2013 NSU Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant



"Northern's atmosphere is very close-knit and allows you to excel." MORE


Brittany Hiten

Aspiring vertebrate marine biologist


"The relationships that are formed on this campus are fantastic." MORE


Wyatt Warkenthien

Runs his own hometown restaurant


"The honors program was a draw for me." MORE