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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.
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.
Colleges with High Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota
NameStudent to Faculty Ratio# of Students# of Full-time Faculty# of Part-time Faculty
1Northern State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAberdeen, SD
21 to 13,4939111
2Black Hills State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSpearfish, SD
18 to 14,03512296
3Dakota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMadison, SD
18 to 13,38210348
4South Dakota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBrookings, SD
17 to 112,104541140
5University of Sioux Falls
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Falls, SD
16 to 11,61560104
6University of South Dakota
Public, 4 or more yearsVermillion, SD
16 to 110,066445225
7Augustana University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Falls, SD
12 to 12,13314541