South Dakota State Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at South Dakota State. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit South Dakota State Disability Services.
South Dakota State for the Military
While not a "service academy", South Dakota State does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit South Dakota State Veteran Services . For more information, check out our South Dakota State for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at South Dakota State University
South Dakota State offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at South Dakota State University
South Dakota State has a comparatively large, student body. There were 10,544 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 8,169 (77.5%). Part-time attendance was 2,375 (22.5%).
South Dakota State University is Ranked #867 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, South Dakota State is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank South Dakota State #867 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at South Dakota State by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the South Dakota State Diversity Guide.
South Dakota State University Competes in the NCAA
South Dakota State has a total of 585 student athletes, 306 men and 279 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$12,954,268|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$12,954,268|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to South Dakota State University Athletics