2021 Top South Dakota Men's Baseball Schools
With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Men's Baseball in South Dakota ranking is part of that endeavor.
We analyzed 4 colleges and universities across South Dakota to determine which were the best for Men's Baseball athletes in South Dakota. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the athletic competitiveness of the school and the school's overall quality. This means that a school must provide students with a great education in addition to having a good sports team if it wants to rank well.
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Top Colleges in South Dakota for Men's Baseball athletes in South Dakota
See which schools came out on top of our ranking:
Our 2021 rankings named Augustana University the best school for Men’s Baseball athletes in South Dakota working on their bachelor’s degree. Augustana Sioux Falls is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It awarded 442 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
The Men’s Baseball team at Augustana Sioux Falls brought home $666,882 in revenue in a single year.
Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 86%. Augustana Sioux Falls also made our overall quality list, coming in at #1.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend South Dakota State University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball athletes in South Dakota list. South Dakota State is located in Brookings, South Dakota and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,026 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.
The Men’s Baseball team at South Dakota State brought home $645,530 in revenue in a single year. The great academic progress rate of 984 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.
South Dakota State did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our overall quality list.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northern State University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball athletes in South Dakota list. Located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the small public school handed out 305 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
The team at NSU took home $411,902 in revenue and paid out $386,889 in expenses in recent times. Thus, the team actually made $25,013, which isn’t bad at all.
NSU did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our overall quality list.Request Information
The excellent sports programs at University of Sioux Falls helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Men’s Baseball athletes in South Dakota. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and it awarded 363 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at University of Sioux Falls took home $415,965 in revenue.Request Information
Notes and References
*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 4 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
- Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
- The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.
More about our data sources and methodologies.