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Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota

This page lists colleges with the lower Student to Faculty Ratio (a faculty teaches/cares less students which means probably more attention/support on each student) in South Dakota. Augustana University has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 12 to 1 where 186 faculty or instructional staffs teach 2,133 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 aslo exclude schools which total student population is less than 1,000.
Next table shows the schools that have low 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 Highest Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota.
Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in South Dakota
NameStudent to Faculty Ratio# of Students# of Full-time Faculty# of Part-time Faculty
1Augustana University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Falls, SD
12 to 12,13314541
2University of Sioux Falls
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Falls, SD
16 to 11,61560104
3University of South Dakota
Public, 4 or more yearsVermillion, SD
16 to 110,066445225
4South Dakota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBrookings, SD
17 to 112,104541140
5Black Hills State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSpearfish, SD
18 to 14,03512296
6Dakota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMadison, SD
18 to 13,38210348
7Northern State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAberdeen, SD
21 to 13,4939111