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South Dakota School of Mines and TechnologyRapid City, SD
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South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD
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Rankings*
Public, four-years
School of engineering
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research)Offered Degree1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$12,110 South Dakota Residents
$16,530 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$9,299 South Dakota Residents
$12,809 Out-of-State
expensive$11,924 South Dakota Residents
$20,116 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$9,384 South Dakota Residents
$16,917 Out-of-State
More$6,030Average Financial Aid AmountLess$4,603
Admission
Higher1,255 SAT
27 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,100 SAT
22 ACT
Tighter80.48%Acceptance RateEasier87.43%
Favorable42.05%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower40.00%
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
TOEFL
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Smaller2,475Total EnrollmentLarger11,405
Smaller2,146Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger9,976
Smaller329Graduate Student PopulationLarger1,429
Smaller265Online Student PopulationLarger2,028
Completion & Outcomes
Lower52%Graduate RateHigher60%
7%Transfer-out Rate-
Lower78%Retention RateHigher81%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,082)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 4,397)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $3,860)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,097)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty13 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty17 to 1
176Number of faculties641
Higher$85,843Average Faculty SalaryLower$77,277
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.