The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • South Dakota State is a Public and ORU is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • ORU has more expensive tuition & fees ($30,930) than South Dakota State ($12,675).
  • It is harder to admit to South Dakota State than ORU.
  • South Dakota State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,155) than ORU (1,114).
  • South Dakota State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than ORU (22).
  • South Dakota State has more students with 12,104 students while ORU has 4,053 students.
  • South Dakota State has more full-time faculties with 541 faculties while ORU has 154 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - South Dakota State University and Oral Roberts University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South Dakota StateORU
South Dakota Statevs.ORU
Brookings, South DakotaLocationTulsa, Oklahoma
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$9,200
Out-Of-State$12,675
Tuition & Fees$30,930
56% ($4,847)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($16,118)
$4,847Average Amount of Financial Aid$16,118
91.37 %Acceptance Rates93.34 %
44.79 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.34 %
1,155SAT Score1,114
23ACT Score22
56 %Graduation Rate55 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
76 %Retention Rate83 %
12,104Student Population4,053
541Number of Faculties154
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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