Top Rated South Dakota Public Colleges

The The Best Public Colleges in South Dakota for 2020

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in South Dakota as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the best public college in South Dakota is South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

7 results found

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
S
Rapid City, SD
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 2,654enrollment
  • $19,577net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
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South Dakota State University
S
Brookings, SD
South Dakota State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in South Dakota

  • 12,104enrollment
  • $18,204net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
University of South Dakota
S
Vermillion, SD
University of South Dakota

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 10,066enrollment
  • $16,647net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Dakota State University
D
Madison, SD
 
Dakota State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 3,382enrollment
  • $16,513net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 960-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
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Northern State University
N
Aberdeen, SD
 
Northern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 3,493enrollment
  • $14,489net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 930-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA
Black Hills State University
B
Spearfish, SD
 
Black Hills State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in South Dakota

  • 4,035enrollment
  • $14,807net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.22*Avg GPA
Oglala Lakota College
O
Kyle, SD
 
Oglala Lakota College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,300enrollment
  • $306net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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