At a Glance

South Dakota State University ranked first and Augustana University ranked second in South Dakota college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the South Dakota best colleges is $16,468 for South Dakota residents and $18,274 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 85.13% and the average SAT score is 1,108. The average number of student population is 4,488 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for South Dakota best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

South Dakota Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
$12,675$16,7431,15089.00%11,40559%17 to 1
2Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
$35,884$36,4801,22371.00%2,01972%12 to 1
3University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
$12,807$12,6371,12391.00%9,45960%15 to 1
4Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
$11,742$8,3841,12197.00%3,60839%16 to 1
5Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
$11,821$11,8141,06579.00%3,43145%18 to 1
6University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
$19,520$7,1101,15092.00%1,62858%17 to 1
7Dakota State University
Madison, SD
$12,606$11,8091,10084.00%3,18649%18 to 1
8Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD
$29,136$8,17593078.00%1,16753%12 to 1
Average$18,274$14,1441,10885.13%4,48854%16 to 1