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South Dakota State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

12,816 Students

91% Admitted

  • 12,516 full time
  • 3,450 part time
  • 4,810 men full time
  • 4,556 women full time
  • 4,673 applied
  • 4,313 admitted
  • 2,241 enrolled

10,885 Undergraduates

$7,155 Tuition/Year

  • 1,613 Graduates
  • 997 Non-Degree
  • $7,155 in state
  • $1,017 fees
  • $8,563 room & board
  • $1,500 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • AKD
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  • South Dakota State University is an ever growing college located in Brookings, South Dakota, just 45 minutes north of Sioux Falls. There are many different majors and opportunities available at…

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  • KN from MN
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  • It was the only school I looked at. And it felt completely like home when I stepped on campus. Its not too big but not too small either. Brookings is…

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  • Katie from Brookings, SD
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  • SDSU has small classes, so you can have one-on-one talks with the professors. SDSU has all the resources you need, whether it's the computer lab, library, study areas, a huge…

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  • Stephanie from Brookings, SD
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  • SDSU has a wide variety of programs and opportunities for it's students. They constantly have construction going on, which I did not like as a student because I never really…

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  • Maggie from Sioux Falls, SD
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  • Small college town with limited opportunities. Strong agricultural focus with lots of small town kids. Terrible campus maintenance (salting, snow removal, etc). …

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Hartford, SD
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love being around SDSU because it is a great environment.

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  • 5
  • Christa from Sioux Falls, SD
  • I am a current student here

    All the people here are very friendly and the upperclassmen are also very welcoming. They make you feel at home and are able to show you around. There's also a lot to do on and off campus.

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  • 5
  • John from Wagner, SD
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This is a moderate campus compared to all the other 23 campuses I visited and I will be enjoying the stay here.

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  • brandon from Adrian, MN
  • I am a current student here

    SDSU offers so many extra curricular activities it will make your head spin. They have every kind of intramural sport you can think of and some that you cant! You will also never find a town, school and community that is more friendly than Brookings.

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