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Address1015 Campanile Avenue, Brookings, SD 57007-1898
Phone800-952-3541
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
South Dakota State University Campus, Brookings, SD
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of South Dakota State University are $9,200 for in-state students and $12,675 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,285 for in-state students and $16,743 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $9,287 for South Dakota residents and $12,762 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $9,354 for South Dakota residents and $16,811 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $50,200. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer and Information Sciences program shows the highest salary with $63,500 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,200$12,675
Graduate$9,285$16,743
South Dakota State 2020-2021 Tuition Costs Chart
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,287$12,762
Graduate$9,354$16,811
South Dakota State University 2021-2022 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at South Dakota State University is 90% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 40%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,155.
The average graduation rate is 56%. Total 12,104 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at South Dakota State
Admission Stats »90% Acceptance Rate / 40% Yield
Test Scores »1,155 SAT / 23 ACT
Graduation Rate »56%
Retention Rate76%(full-time), 38% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.88% (17 to 1)
Student Population »12,104 (10,544 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,847
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$50,200
Average Salary by Field of Study$27,600 - $63,500

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

South Dakota State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at South Dakota State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
South Dakota State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at South Dakota State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of South Dakota State University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 4,397. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,097.
South Dakota State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity4,397



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