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About South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Brookings, South Dakota.
It has a total enrollment of 11,405 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at South Dakota State University is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
South Dakota State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address1015 Campanile Avenue, Brookings, SD 57007-1898
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of South Dakota State University is 89.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 40.00%.
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Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)40.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at South Dakota State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $9,200 for South Dakota residents and $12,675 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $9,285 for South Dakota residents and $16,743 for out-of-students.
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,200$12,675
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,285$16,743

Student Population

At South Dakota State University, total 11,405 are attending classes. Among them, 2,028 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. South Dakota State has 9,976 students and the graduate school has 1,429 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students11,405
Undergraduate Students9,976
Graduate Students1,429
Online Enrollment2,028

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs193 Programs
Number of online programs36 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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