South Dakota State University

#1446 / #438
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1276
Most Desirable School
Public research university located in Brookings, South Dakota

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About South Dakota State University

According to Wikipedia, South Dakota State University is a public land-grant research university in Brookings, South Dakota. Founded in 1881, it is the state's largest and most comprehensive university and the oldest continually-operating university in South Dakota. The university is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents, which governs the state's six public universities and two special schools.

South Dakota State University's Online Degrees

South Dakota State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
5,77487%60%115023

How Much Does South Dakota State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$7,773$1,526

How Much Do South Dakota State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from South Dakota State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,200 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

South Dakota State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
9,3988,657741

Where is South Dakota State University?

South Dakota State University is located at 1004 Campanile Ave, Brookings SD 57007-1898

How Safe is South Dakota State University?

South Dakota State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Brookings has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is South Dakota State University Known For?

South Dakota State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

South Dakota State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are South Dakota State University's Most Influential Alumni?

South Dakota State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Biology, and Nursing. Here are some of South Dakota State University's most famous alumni:

Theodore Schultz
Theodore Schultz
An American economist.
Adam Vinatieri
Adam Vinatieri
An American football player .
Tom Daschle
An American politician in South Dakota .
Leo K. Thorsness
A US Air Force officer and Medal of Honor recipient .
Stephen Foster Briggs
An American engineer.
H. Dean Brown
An American academic.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
An American editor, essayist, poet, novelist, academic.
William E. DePuy
William E. DePuy
A General of the United States Army and first TRADOC commander .
Cheris Kramarae
Cheris Kramarae
An American feminist scholar.
Larry Brendtro
An Author.
Robert H. Burris
An American biochemist.
Harvey Dunn
Harvey Dunn
A Painter .

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