South Dakota State University

Address:
Administration Lane, Brookings, SD 57007-1898
Phone:
800-952-3541
Website:
http://www.sdstate.edu
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About South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate10,794
 Graduate1,582
 Total12,376
GenderFemale52%
 Male48%
Student Age% Under 2578%
 % 25 and Over22%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.1%
 % Black1.1%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino0.9%
 % Native American2.0%
 % Race Unknown6.2%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,604
 % Admitted91%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled53%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,444
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,941
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants66%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,822
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,672
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Brookings Area

Median Age22.8
Median Household Income$38,536
Total Population21,767
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.8% 49.2%
 Age 0-946.9%53.1%
 Age 10-1753.3%46.7%
 Age 18-2452.0%48.0%
 Age 25-2961.7%38.3%
 Age 30-3951.7%48.3%
 40+53.6%46.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.4%
 % Black0.7%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.9%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,822
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$529
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50060.9%52.0%25.9%
 $500 to $74930.9%32.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%9.0%8.2%
 Over $10008.2%6.6%3.4%
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