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 (1,265) than South Dakota State (1,150).
  • DU has higher submitted ACT score (29) 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 - 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
86% ($31,482)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($4,603)
$31,482Average Amount of Financial Aid$4,603
58.05 %Acceptance Rates91.37 %
13.02 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)44.79 %
1,265SAT Score1,150
29ACT Score23
75 %Graduation Rate59 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate81 %
13,856Student Population11,405
742Number of Faculties497
11 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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