South Dakota State University

country rank  526
world rank  1622

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University Overview

Founded in 1881, South Dakota State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Brookings (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, South Dakota State University (SDSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South Dakota State University (SDSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 138 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SDSU
Founded 1881
Motto You can go anywhere from here
Colours Yellow and blue

University Location

Address Administration Lane
Brookings (population range: 10,000-49,999)
57007-1898 South Dakota
United States
T +1 (800) 952 3541
F +1 (605) 688 5822

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Box 2201 ADM 200
Brookings 57007-0649
+1 (605) 688 4121
800 952 3541

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to South Dakota State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019