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South Dakota Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 62,278 students have applied and among them 52,737 were admitted to South Dakota Colleges. 19,307 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for South Dakota Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
South Dakota Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total62,278 52,73719,307
Public Schools45,777 39,98015,852
4 Years (Or High)45,777 39,98015,852
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools16,501 12,7573,455
4 Years (Or High)16,501 12,7573,455
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for South Dakota Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of South Dakota Colleges is 84.68% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 87.34% and the average rate of private schools was 77.31%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for South Dakota Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
South Dakota Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average84.68%
Public Schools87.34%
4 Years (Or High)87.34%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools77.31%
4 Years (Or High)77.31%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for South Dakota Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of South Dakota Colleges was 84.68% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 87.34% and the average rate of private schools was 77.31%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for South Dakota Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
South Dakota Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average36.61%
Public Schools39.65%
4 Years (Or High)39.65%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools27.08%
4 Years (Or High)27.08%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for South Dakota Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of South Dakota Colleges is 1,106 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
South Dakota Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%491504
75%608609
Public Schools25%508518
75%616622
Private Schools25%475491
75%600597
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for South Dakota Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of South Dakota Colleges is 44 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
South Dakota Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%20 1819
75%25 2526
Public Schools25%201819
75%262626
Private Schools25%191819
75%252425
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for South Dakota Colleges