Colleges with High Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota
This page lists colleges with the high Student to Faculty Ratio (a faculty teaches/cares more students which means probably less attention/support on each student) in South Dakota. Northern State University has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 21 to 1 where 102 faculty or instructional staffs teach 3,493 undergraduate students in South Dakota.
We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. We also exclude schools which provide programs through online exclusively since those schools have relatively many more students per faculty than regular colleges.
The next table shows the schools that have high Student to Faculty Ratio with total number of students and faculties. Note that the actual ratio is computed based on number of undergraduate students and instructional staffs who teach undergraduate programs. It may differ from the number of faculties shown in below table. You may want to check colleges having the Lowest Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota.
|Name||Student to Faculty Ratio||# of Students||# of Full-time Faculty||# of Part-time Faculty|
|1||Northern State University||21 to 1||3,493||91||11|
|2||Black Hills State University||18 to 1||4,035||122||96|
|3||Dakota State University||18 to 1||3,382||103||48|
|4||South Dakota State University||17 to 1||12,104||541||140|
|5||University of Sioux Falls||16 to 1||1,615||60||104|
|6||University of South Dakota||16 to 1||10,066||445||225|
|7||Augustana University||12 to 1||2,133||145||41|