Presentation College is a private, Catholic college located in its main campus in Aberdeen, South Dakota and in its branch campuses in Eagle Butte, also in South Dakota and Fairmont, Minnesota. Founded in 1922, the college was sponsored by the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The school traces its beginnings to 1922 when Rev. Monsignor J.M. Brady established Notre Dame Junior College in Mitchell, South Dakota. In 1951, Rev. Brady gave sponsorship of the college to the Presentation Sisters who operated the college from inception. The school changed its name to Presentation College and moved its campus to Aberdeen. By 1968, the college became coeducational.
Presentation College offers Bachelor’s degree programs in biology, business, nursing, radiologic technology, recreation, and social work. It also grants Associate degrees in biology, business, chemistry, communication, early childhood education, English, general studies, medical assisting, medical office administration, nursing, radiologic technology, religious studies, and surgical technology. A certificate program is also being given in the area of medical transcription. Recognized for its distinctive and outstanding academic programs, Presentation College focuses on health and medical-related programs.
Cost of tuition and fees for academic year 2010-2011 is US$14,960 for fulltime students and US$470 for part-time students. Those who want to avail of on-campus housing will be charged an additional fee for room and board plus housing deposit for a total of US$3,000. Financial aid in the form of loans, grants and scholarships is extended by the college to help its students pay for their cost of tuition and fees.
On-campus housing is available for students of the college.
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