South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University

1004 Campanile Ave, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

Facts

  • College Type: 4-year, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Total Student Population: 11,465
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Website: https://www.sdstate.edu/

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:11,465
Undergraduate enrollment:9,847
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
      Men:45.2%
      Women:54.8%
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:1.1%
      Asian:1.2%
      Black or African American:1.9%
      Hispanic/Latino:2.6%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.0%
      White:86.9%
      Two or more races:2.2%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:1.6%
      Non-resident alien:2.6%
(Enrollment data Fall 2021)

Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master’s degree
  • Post-master’s certificate
  • Doctor’s degree-research/scholarship
  • Doctor’s degree-professional practice

Majors Offered

  • Advertising (B.A./B.S.)
  • Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (B.S.)
  • Agricultural Business (B.S.)
  • Agricultural Education, Communication & Leadership (B.S.) – Agricultural Education Specialization
  • Agricultural Education, Communication & Leadership (B.S.) – Communication Specialization
  • Agricultural Education, Communication & Leadership (B.S.) – Leadership Specialization
  • Agricultural Science (A.S.)
  • Agricultural Science (B.S.)
  • Agricultural Systems Technology (B.S.)
  • Agronomy (B.S.)
  • American Indian & Indigenous Studies (B.A.)
  • Animal Science (B.S.) – Food Animal Health Specialization
  • Animal Science (B.S.) – Production Management Specialization
  • Animal Science (B.S.) – Science Specialization
  • Animal Science (B.S.) – Industry Relations Specialization
  • Architecture (B.F.A.)
  • Aviation (B.S.) – Aviation Education Specialization
  • Aviation (B.S.) – Aviation Maintenance Management Specialization
  • Biochemistry (B.S.)
  • Biology (B.S.)
  • Biology (B.S.) – Secondary Education Specialization
  • Biotechnology (B.S.)
  • Business Economics (B.A./B.S.)
  • Chemistry (B.S.)
  • Chemistry Education (B.S.)
  • Civil Engineering (B.S.)
  • Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.)
  • Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.) – Speech Education Specialization
  • Community & Public Health (B.S.)
  • Community & Regional Planning (B.S.)
  • Computer Science (B.S.)
  • Concrete Industry Management (B.S.)
  • Conservation Planning & Park Management (B.S.)
  • Conservation Planning & Park Management (B.S.) – Park Administration & Management Specialization
  • Construction Management (B.S.)
  • Construction Technology (A.S.)
  • Consumer Affairs (B.S.) – Consumer Services Management Specialization
  • Consumer Affairs (B.S.) – Family Financial Management Specialization
  • Criminology (B.A./B.S.)
  • Dairy Manufacturing (B.S.)
  • Dairy Manufacturing (B.S.) – Microbiology Specialization
  • Dairy Production (B.S.)
  • Data Science (A.S.)
  • Data Science (B.S.)
  • Early Childhood Education (B.S.) – Birth to 8 Specialization
  • Early Childhood Education (B.S.) – Cooperative Elementary Education Program with DSU
  • Early Education & Care (B.S.)
  • Ecology & Environmental Science (B.S.)
  • Ecology & Environmental Science (B.S.) – Rangeland Ecology & Management Specialization
  • Economics (B.A./B.S.)
  • Economics (B.S.) – Agricultural Economics Specialization
  • Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (B.S.)
  • Engineering Technology (A.S.)
  • English (B.A.)
  • English (B.A.) – English Education Specialization
  • English (B.A.) – Writing Specialization
  • Entrepreneurial Studies (B.A./B.S.)
  • Exercise Science (B.S.)
  • Exploratory Studies Program
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Education (B.S.)
  • Fashion Studies & Retail Merchandising (B.S.)
  • Food Science (B.S.)
  • French Studies (B.A.)
  • French Studies (B.A.) – Teaching Specialization
  • General Studies (A.A.)
  • General Studies (B.G.S.)
  • Geographic Information Sciences (B.S.)
  • Geography (B.A./B.S.)
  • German (B.A.)
  • German (B.A.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Global Studies (B.A.)
  • Graphic Design (B.F.A.)
  • History (B.A./B.S.)
  • History (B.A./B.S.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Horticulture (B.S.)
  • Hospitality, Tourism, & Event Management (B.S.)
  • Human Biology (B.S.)
  • Human Development & Family Services (A.S.)
  • Human Development & Family Studies (B.S.)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A./B.S.)
  • Interior Design (B.F.A.)
  • Journalism (B.A./B.S.)
  • Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.)
  • Leadership & Management of Nonprofit Organizations (B.S.)
  • Mathematics (B.S.)
  • Mathematics (B.S.) – Data Science Specialization
  • Mathematics (B.S.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) – Aerospace Engineering Specialization
  • Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.)
  • Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.) – Accelerated Program
  • Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.) – Upward Mobility Program
  • Microbiology (B.S.)
  • Music (B.A.) – Music Entrepreneurship Specialization
  • Music (B.A.) – Music Studies Specialization
  • Music Education (B.M.E.)
  • Natural Resource Law Enforcement (B.S.)
  • Nursing (B.S.N.)
  • Nursing (B.S.N.) – Accelerated Program
  • Nursing (B.S.N.) – RN to B.S.N.
  • Nutrition & Dietetics (B.S.)
  • Operations Management (B.S.)
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (B.S.)/Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Physical Education Teacher Education (B.S.)
  • Physics (B.S.)
  • Physics (B.S.) – Science Teaching Specialization
  • Political Science (B.A./B.S.)
  • Precision Agriculture (B.S.)
  • Psychology (B.A./B.S.)
  • Psychology (B.A./B.S.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Public Relations (B.A./B.S.)
  • Respiratory Care (A.S.)
  • Respiratory Care (B.S.)
  • Sociology (A.S.)
  • Sociology (B.A./B.S.)
  • Sociology (B.S.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Spanish (B.A.)
  • Spanish (B.A.) – Teaching Specialization
  • Sport & Recreation Management (B.S.)
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.) – Art Education Specialization
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.) – Ceramics Specialization
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.) – Painting Specialization
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.) – Printmaking Specialization
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.) – Sculpture Specialization
  • Theatre (B.A./B.S.)
  • Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences (B.S.)

Financial

 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$9,299 $9,200 $9,114 
      Out-of-state$12,809 $12,675 $12,589 
    Books and supplies$1,200 $1,200 $1,200 
    On-campus
      Room and board$8,054 $8,069 $8,105 
      Other expenses$4,063 $4,007 $3,894 
    Off-campus
      Room and board$9,025 $8,901 $8,726 
      Other expenses$4,780 $4,714 $4,580 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$3,585 $3,536 $4,056