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 DU is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • DU has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,775) than South Dakota State ($12,675).
  • It is harder to admit to DU than South Dakota State.
  • DU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,150) than South Dakota State (1,150).
  • DU has higher submitted ACT score (23) than South Dakota State (23).
  • DU has more students with 13,856 students while South Dakota State has 11,405 students.
  • DU has more full-time faculties with 742 faculties while South Dakota State has 497 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - South Dakota State University and University of Denver.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
South Dakota StateDU
South Dakota Statevs.DU
Brookings, South DakotaLocationDenver, Colorado
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 and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$9,200
Out-Of-State$12,675
Tuition & Fees$53,775
70% ($4,603)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($31,482)
$4,603Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,482
91.37 %Acceptance Rates58.05 %
44.79 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)13.02 %
1,150SAT Score1,265
23ACT Score29
59 %Graduation Rate75 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate84 %
11,405Student Population13,856
497Number of Faculties742
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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