South Dakota State University

country rank  467
world rank  1267

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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 137 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. SDSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to South Dakota State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018