South Dakota State University Comparison

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Overview

South Dakota State University
Location Brookings, SD
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 11,405
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #440
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website sdstate.edu
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Costs

South Dakota State University
Tuition (In State) $7,697
Tuition (Out of State) $11,172
Room & Board $8,069
Avg Net Price $17,894
Avg Grant Aid $4,050
% Receiving Grant Aid 94%

Admission

South Dakota State University
Applied 5,290
Admitted 4,705
Acceptance Rate 88.9%
Enrolled % 44.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.49
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 1000/1300
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Apr 15, 2022

Academics

South Dakota State University
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1
Popular Majors
  • Health Professions (22%)
  • Agriculture (13%)
  • Social Sciences (10%)
  • Work and Family Studies (7%)
  • Biology (6%)

Outcomes

South Dakota State University
Graduation Rate 60%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $47,700
Making Student Loan Payments 77%
Median Student Loan Debt $25,116
Median Loan Payment $259

Diversity

South Dakota State University
% Men 45%
% Women 55%
Racial Diversity Very Low
HBCU No
% White 88%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 2%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 4%
% Unknown Race 0%

Students

South Dakota State University
% In-State 53%
% Out-of-State 46%

Campus

South Dakota State University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/