Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 2 selected colleges are public. By school level, all 2 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
South Dakota School of Mines and TechnologyRapid City, SDPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SDPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $10,705 for State residents and $14,670 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 83.96% and graduation rate is 56.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology $12,110 / $16,530 80.48% 52% 13:12,475
South Dakota State University $9,299 / $12,809 87.43% 60% 17:111,405
Average$10,705 / $14,67083.96%56.00%15.00:16,940