The Best South Dakota Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in South Dakota

There are 24 colleges and universities in South Dakota enrolling 32,674 full time students. Explore the list of top colleges in South Dakota below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in South Dakota offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around or Sioux Falls.

The best college in South Dakota is Augustana College and the top public state college is South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

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    • SAT Range 1060/1330
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.69
    • Students: 2,133
    • Tuition:$33,018
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • SAT Range 1160/1360
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 2,654
    • Tuition:$10,560
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • SAT Range 1010/1260
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.32
    • Students: 12,104
    • Tuition:$8,764
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 92%
    • SAT Range 1030/1260
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 10,066
    • Tuition:$9,061
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 86%
    • SAT Range 1060/1180
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.31*
    • Students: 1,615
    • Tuition:$18,280
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 810/1050
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 1,044
    • Tuition:$27,276
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • SAT Range 960/1220
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.1
    • Students: 3,382
    • Tuition:$9,276
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • SAT Range 930/1200
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.14
    • Students: 3,493
    • Tuition:$8,497
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 88%
    • SAT Range 900/1060
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.22*
    • Students: 1,024
    • Tuition:$27,640
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 74%
    • SAT Range 960/1180
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.22*
    • Students: 4,035
    • Tuition:$8,733
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 88%