The Best Value South Dakota Colleges

Best Value Colleges in South Dakota for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in South Dakota based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in South Dakota is Augustana University. The highest value public state college is South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


8 results

Augustana University
A
Sioux Falls, SD
Augustana University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 2,019enrollment
  • $24,322net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1055-1390SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
S
Rapid City, SD
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 2,475enrollment
  • $19,799net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1155-1355SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
South Dakota State University
S
Brookings, SD
South Dakota State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 11,405enrollment
  • $17,894net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1300SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Black Hills State University
B
Spearfish, SD
 
Black Hills State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 3,608enrollment
  • $16,706net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1038-1203SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.22Estimated Avg GPA
Dakota State University
D
Madison, SD
Dakota State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#5 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 3,186enrollment
  • $17,861net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Mount Marty College
M
Yankton, SD
 
Mount Marty College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 1,167enrollment
  • $18,924net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Northern State University
N
Aberdeen, SD
 
Northern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 3,431enrollment
  • $16,404net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
University of South Dakota
S
Vermillion, SD
University of South Dakota

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in South Dakota

  • 9,459enrollment
  • $18,480net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1245SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA