The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • ORU is a private (not-for-profit) and South Dakota State is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • ORU has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,558) than South Dakota State ($12,809).
  • It is harder to admit to South Dakota State than ORU.
  • South Dakota State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,055) than ORU (1,055).
  • ORU has higher submitted ACT score (23) than South Dakota State (22).
  • South Dakota State has more students with 11,405 students while ORU has 4,317 students.
  • South Dakota State has more full-time faculties with 497 faculties while ORU has 151 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Oral Roberts University and South Dakota State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ORUSouth Dakota State
ORUvs.South Dakota State
Tulsa, OklahomaLocationBrookings, South Dakota
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$31,558Tuition & Fees
83% ($17,713)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($4,603)
$17,713Average Amount of Financial Aid$4,603
93.34 %Acceptance Rates91.37 %
27.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)44.79 %
1,055SAT Score1,100
23ACT Score22
56 %Graduation Rate59 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
78 %Retention Rate81 %
4,317Student Population11,405
151Number of Faculties497
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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