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Brookings, South Dakota

South Dakota State University

Overview

Student Population
12,516
South Dakota State University overview
Location Brookings, South Dakota
Online sdstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
South Dakota State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 5,551 prospective students applied, and 5,072 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,272 enrolled in the school.  8,973 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,543 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,191 plus fees of $1,250. South Dakota State University is ranked 612 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging 
South Dakota State University overview
SAT 1060/1320
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.32
Applications Accepted
91.4% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,191
In State Costs for South Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,250
Room and Board $8,563
Budget for Other Expenses$4,300
Total One Year Cost$22,804
Out of State Tuition
$10,439
Out of State Costs for South Dakota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,250
Room and Board $8,563
Budget for Other Expenses$4,300
Total One Year Cost$26,052

Outcomes

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

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%

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