How much does South Dakota State University cost?

South Dakota State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,764
Out-of-state $12,128
On-Campus Room and Board $8,563
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,493
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $15,612
$30,000-$48,000 $16,392
$48,000-$75,000 $19,382
$75,000-$110,000 $15,612
Over $110,000 $21,105

South Dakota State University Financial Aid and Debt

77%

Students paying down their debt

$25,116

Typical Total Student Debt

$260

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 92% $4,847
Federal Grants 26% $4,456
Pell grants 25% $4,083
Other federal grants 12% $1,188
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 20% $1,230
Institutional grants or scholarships 52% $2,869
Student loan aid 68% $8,065
Federal student loans 67% $6,479
Other student loans 18% $9,545

Contact South Dakota State University to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

South Dakota State University Admissions

What is South Dakota State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 92%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 4% of applicants
SAT Reading 490-620
SAT Math 520-640
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 95% of applicants
Composite Score 20-26

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South Dakota State University Campus Life

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

471

Forbes Ranking

36%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

57%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 10885
Living on campus 7%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
53%
Men
47%

Student Diversity

25%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
86.51%
Unknown
6.84%
Hispanic or Latino
2.46%
Black or African American
2.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native
1.04%
Asian
1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.05%

South Dakota State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

36%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$42,000

Average Salary After Graduation

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About South Dakota State University

Address

1015 Campanile Avenue
Brookings, SD

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify