South Dakota Best Colleges

Check out the best colleges in South Dakota and estimate chance to get it.

South Dakota State University is ranked top in the South Dakota Best Colleges ranking for academic year 2019-2020. Augustana University and University of South Dakota are ranked second and third places.
The average SAT average score of the 8 South Dakota Best Colleges is 1,105 and ACT average scores is 67. The average acceptance rate of the schools is 81% and the average graduation rate is 51%. The average tuition & fees are $9,148 for in-state students and $17,872 for out-of-state students at the 8 South Dakota Best Colleges.
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RankNameTest ScoresAcceptance RateTuitionStudent PopulationGraduation Rate
1South Dakota State University (85.7)Public,4 yearsBrookings, South Dakota 1,155 (SAT)
67 (ACT)
90% $9,114 (in-state)
$12,589(out-of-state)
12,104 56%
2Augustana University (85.4)Private,4 yearsSioux Falls, South Dakota 1,225 (SAT)
77 (ACT)
67% $33,960 2,133 70%
3University of South Dakota (84.6)Public,4 yearsVermillion, South Dakota 1,085 (SAT)
65 (ACT)
86% $9,332 (in-state)
$12,807(out-of-state)
10,066 58%
4Black Hills State University (84.4)Public,4 yearsSpearfish, South Dakota 1,070 (SAT)
63 (ACT)
84% $9,009 (in-state)
$12,155(out-of-state)
4,035 34%
5Northern State University (84.2)Public,4 yearsAberdeen, South Dakota 1,085 (SAT)
65 (ACT)
84% $8,750 (in-state)
$11,821(out-of-state)
3,493 48%
6University of Sioux Falls (84.2)Private,4 yearsSioux Falls, South Dakota 1,150 (SAT)
67 (ACT)
91% $18,910 1,615 46%
7Dakota State University (84.1)Public,4 yearsMadison, South Dakota 1,138 (SAT)
66 (ACT)
77% $9,536 (in-state)
$12,606(out-of-state)
3,382 47%
8Mount Marty College (83.9)Private,4 yearsYankton, South Dakota 930 (SAT)
62 (ACT)
72% $28,126 1,044 51%
Average1,105 (SAT)
67 (ACT)
81% $9,148 (in-state)
$17,872(out-of-state)
4,73451.25%