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South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota

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Overview

Student Population
12,104
South Dakota State University overview
Location Brookings, South Dakota
Online sdstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
South Dakota State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Brookings, South Dakota, South Dakota State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,861 prospective students applied, and 5,277 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,123 enrolled in the school.  8,727 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,377 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,697 plus fees of $1,417. South Dakota State University is ranked 526 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

South Dakota State University is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for South Dakota State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1050/1260
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.32
Applications Accepted
90% 
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Applications Due Apr 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,697
In State Costs for South Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,417
Room and Board $8,105
Budget for Other Expenses$3,894
Total One Year Cost$22,313
Out of State Resident Tuition
$11,172
Out of State Costs for South Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,417
Room and Board $8,105
Budget for Other Expenses$3,894
Total One Year Cost$25,788

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by South Dakota State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 22%
Agriculture 13%
Social Sciences 10%
Work and Family Studies 7%
Biology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219356 IPEDS survey data for South Dakota State University.

Current students may use the South Dakota State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.