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South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
University Website: www.sdstate.edu/
Apply Online: sdstate.edu/admissions/undergrad/apply-online.cfm
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South Dakota State University is the largest university in the U.S. state of South Dakota, located in Brookings. A public land-grant university and sun grant college, founded under the provisions of the 1862 Morrill Act, SDSU offers programs of study required by, or harmonious to, this Act. In step with this land-grant heritage and mission, SDSU has a special focus on academic programs in agriculture, engineering, nursing, and pharmacy, as well as the liberal arts. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies SDSU as a Research University with high research activity. The graduate program is classified as Doctoral/Science, Technology, Engineering, Math dominant. SDSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents, which governs the state's six public universities and two special schools.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $5,144.00 avg tuition

Administration Lane
Brookings, SD 57007-1898
(800) 952-3541

Apply online Admissions:
www.sdstate.edu/admissions/index...
Financial Aid:
www.sdstate.edu/admissions/financ..

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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South Dakota State University

Statistics:
Applied 4,673
Admitted 4,313 92%
Enrolled total 2,241
Full Time: 2,147
Part Time 94
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 19 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 22%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

South Dakota State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,429.00 $3,429.00 $5,144.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,458.00 $3,458.00 $3,458.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $230.00 $230.00 $287.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,158.00 $4,158.00 $8,801.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,766.00 $2,766.00 $2,766.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $289.00 $289.00 $482.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,012.00 $7,352.00 $4,268.00
Other Expenses $3,736.00 $4,268.00 $4,268.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,152.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 93%
Percent receiving grant aid 72%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,089.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,297.00

South Dakota State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agricultural Communication/Journalism X
Agricultural Economics X
Agricultural Mechanization, General X
Agriculture, General X X
Agronomy and Crop Science X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
Dairy Science X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
Plant Sciences, General X
Range Science and Management X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Microbiology, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Journalism, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Music Teacher Education X
Technical Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, General X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Engineering/Industrial Management X X
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management X
Consumer Economics X
Family Resource Management Studies, General X X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
Human Nutrition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Geography, Other X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General X
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations X
Flight Instructor X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X
Music Management X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in South Dakota

Name Amount Deadline
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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