Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • DU is a Private (not-for-profit) and South Dakota State is a Public 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 higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than South Dakota State (1,155).
  • DU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than South Dakota State (23).
  • South Dakota State has more students with 12,104 students while DU has 11,952 students.
  • DU has more full-time faculties with 748 faculties while South Dakota State has 541 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Denver and South Dakota State University.
DUvs.South Dakota State
Denver, ColoradoLocationBrookings, South Dakota
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
$53,775Tuition & Fees
83% ($29,667)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($4,847)
$29,667Average Amount of Financial Aid$4,847
58.05 %Acceptance Rates91.37 %
13.02 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)44.79 %
1,260SAT Score1,155
29ACT Score23
77 %Graduation Rate56 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate76 %
11,952Student Population12,104
748Number of Faculties541
12 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
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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