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South Dakota State University Acceptance Rate & Admissions Info

4 Year

Public

Not-for-Profit

Award Completions

Less than one year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Doctor’s degree – professional practice

State Abbreviation

South Dakota

1004 CAMPANILE AVEBROOKINGS, SD 57007

Net Price

Admission Stats

Total enrollments (2022)

Average ACT

$17,859

88%

11327

23

Admission Deadlines

Competitiveness Scale

Average GPA

Average SAT

Rolling Admissions

Normal

3.56

1141

South Dakota State is an above-average public university located in Brookings, South Dakota. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,558 undergraduate students. The South Dakota State acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Nursing, Animal Sciences and Husbandry, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 60% of students, South Dakota State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,900.

How does college or university compare?

The acceptance rate for South Dakota State University is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Southwest Minnesota State University64.20%
University of South Dakota86.40%
Minnesota State University-Mankato62.70%
Saint Cloud State University90.00%
Minnesota State University Moorhead65.40%