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South Dakota State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,052 $5,373 $5,808 $6,155 6.0%
Out-of-state $6,243 $6,611 $7,128 $7,528 5.6%
Books and supplies $936 $976 $1,014 $1,068 5.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,842 $5,004 $5,154 $5,364 4.1%
Other $3,150 $3,282 $3,494 $3,608 3.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,980 $14,635 $15,470 $16,195 4.7%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $15,171 $15,873 $16,790 $17,568 4.6%
 

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Map of South Dakota State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,191 2,076 2,115
Percent admitted 93% 93% 94%
Percent admitted who enrolled 55% 54% 55%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 2,056 97%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 19 26
  • SAT scores may be submitted but are not required.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1916 - 1/1/1917 Terminated
  1/1/1920 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 7/24/1939 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 10/24/2008 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1974 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1960 -   Accredited