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Address1004 Campanile Ave, Brookings, SD 57007-1898
Phone800-952-3541
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School Typefour-years, public
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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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of South Dakota State University are $9,299 for in-state students and $12,809 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $9,384 for in-state students and $16,917 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $9,300 for South Dakota residents and $12,810 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,299$12,809
Graduate$9,384$16,917
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,300$12,810
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the South Dakota State directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the South Dakota State bursar/financial aid page for more information.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at South Dakota State University is 87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 40%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,100.
The average graduation rate is 59%. Total 11,405 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
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. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 South Dakota State Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »87% Acceptance Rate / 40% Yield
Test Scores »1,100 SAT / 22 ACT
Graduation Rate »59%
Retention Rate81%(full-time), 48% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.88% (17 to 1)
Student Population »11,405 (9,976 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,603
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. 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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