South Dakota State University

United States of America

202ndU.S.News

Founded in 1881, the South Dakota State University is a public university located in Brookings, South Dakota. It is a land grant and sun grant public research university and the state’s largest university. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has classified the university as a research university with high research activity.

South Dakota State University has 9 colleges/schools: College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences; College of Arts & Sciences; College of Education & Human Sciences; College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions; Graduate School; College of Engineering; University College; Honors College. The most popular majors at South Dakota State University include: Health Professions and Related Programs, Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Social Sciences, Engineering and Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences. South Dakota State University offers 6 associate degree programs, 80 undergraduate minor programs, 87 undergraduate major programs, 35 undergraduate specializations, 15 undergraduate certificate programs, 36 master degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs, 2 professional doctoral programs, 14 graduate certificate programs.

The total student population at the South Dakota State University is over 12,500 students of which more than 10,900 students are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate of the university is 92%. The percentage of students granted financial aid is 92%.

The university offers a comprehensive range of more than 180 disciplines from aerospace to zoology. South Dakota State University provides hands-on learning with internship opportunities, study abroad experiences and the experiential learning that the students seek.

Notable Alumni: Mike Rounds (US Senator), Gene Amdahl (American Entrepreneur), Tom Daschle (Former Senator) 

 

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

Advertising Major is for students planning careers in advertising and marketing communications. Students complete an advertising core along with up-to-date classes focusing on interest areas.

"""B-"" average Academic record, Academic transcripts, TOEFL ibt 61/TOEFL PBT 500, IELTS 5.5"

Careers in account management and digital strategist to copywriting, media planning, and corporate marketing

15th Jun

English

Advertising Major is for students planning careers in advertising and marketing communications. Students complete an advertising core along with up-to-date classes focusing on interest areas.

"""B-"" average Academic record, Academic transcripts, TOEFL ibt 61/TOEFL PBT 500, IELTS 5.5"

Careers in account management and digital strategist to copywriting, media planning, and corporate marketing

15th Jun

English

Apparel Merchandising is the perfect major for students who would like to spend their career in one of many roles in the dynamic, ever-changing fashion industry.

"""B-"" average Academic record, Academic transcripts, TOEFL ibt 61/TOEFL PBT 500, IELTS 5.5"

Store or department manager, Buyer, Visual merchandiser

15th Jun

English

The whole department is focused on an interactive, haptic, and performance basedcurriculum rooted in fundamental issues of professional architecture and design practice. The undergraduate degree program begins with a unique design based liberal arts education.

"""B-"" average Academic record, Academic transcripts, TOEFL ibt 61/TOEFL PBT 500, IELTS 5.5"

Architects, Architectural technologist, Interior and spatial designer, Higher education lecturer, Planning and development surveyor, Landscape architect, Town planner

15th Jun

English

Agricultural Science offers students a practical, well-rounded education in agriculture. Because of their comprehensive background.Often students seek this major because of a career goal to own or operate a farm or ranch. Additionally, students frequently select this major to explore their interest in agriculture.

"""B-"" average Academic record, Academic transcripts, TOEFL ibt 61/TOEFL PBT 500, IELTS 5.5"

Agricultural Sales, Entrepreneur, Farm Manager, Agronomist, Production Agriculture (Farmer/Rancher)

15th Jun

a) Application form

b) $20 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts and university academic records

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (470-600), Critical reading (430-560), ACT Composite (20-26)

f) Average GPA 3.37    

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-61, PBT-500, PTE-44, IELTS-5.5

i) Acceptance rate: 92% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $ 8460.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at South Dakota State University is $7110 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Rolling admissions

Graduate: Fall-April 15, Spring-October-15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Notifications currently not available (coming soon)!
Documents currently not available (coming soon)!
Stories currently not available (coming soon)

University Stats

12615

Students

10800

Undergraduates

1815

Postgraduate

675

Faculty Strength

18

Student Faculty Ratio

92
%

Acceptance Rate

$
11000

Tuition Fees

$
7110

Living Cost

$
2000

Other Fees

3

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

66
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD