South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University is one of the seven public 4-year colleges in South Dakota. The campus is located in Brookings town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 12,516 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,272 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,749 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%). Every year 55% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

South Dakota State University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,191, and fees were $1,250. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,439 and $1,250 respectively.