The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the 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 a 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.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Denver and South Dakota State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
DUSouth Dakota State
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
In-State$9,200
Out-Of-State$12,675
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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