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South Dakota State University

Administration Lane 
Brookings SD 57007 

(605) 688-4151


General Information

  • Campus Setting Town: Remote
  • Type of School Public
    4-year or Above

  • Total Enrollment 11,995 (10,532 undergraduate)
  • Programs Offered Undergraduate certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Graduate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate
    Doctorate degree

  • Calendar Semester
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio 18 to 1
  • Distance Learning Opportunities Yes

Student Body

  • Full Time / Part Time 72% / 28%
  • Men / Women (Full Time) 46% / 54%
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 88% / 12%
  • In-State / Out-of-State 64% / 36%

Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity


Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity

Estimated Cost & Financial Aid

  • Tuition & Fees, In-State$6,155
  • Tuition & Fees, Out-of-State $7,528
  • Room & Board$5,668
  • Percentage of Students
    Receiving Any Financial Aid
    89%
  • Average Financial Aid Package$7,161
  • Average Indebtedness at Graduation$21,044
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Undergraduate Admissions

  • Total Number of Applicants3,961
  • Students Admitted 3,688 (93%)
  • Students Enrolled2,101 (53%)
  • Average High School GPA3.34
  • Students in top 10% of HS Class16%
  • SAT Critical Reading (Middle 50%) N/A
  • SAT Critical Math (Middle 50%) N/A
  • SAT Critical Writing (Middle 50%) N/A
  • ACT Composite (Middle 50%) 20-25
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