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University of South Dakota

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 83.0%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 3,349
Number of applicants accepted: 2,778
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 1,168
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 1,288
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 1,054
Male freshman enrollment: 463
Number of female applicants: 2,061
Number of female applicants accepted: 1,724
Female freshman enrollment: 705
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? No
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: N/A
Number of students on the wait list accepted: N/A
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: N/A
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 93%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 11%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 35%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 69%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 95%
Average high school GPA: 3.3
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 4%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 470-660
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 480-610
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 11%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 25%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 25%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 33%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 4%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 2%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 10%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 23%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 38%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 29%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 93%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 19-25
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 20-25
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 20-25
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 8%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 30%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 47%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 14%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 1%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 5%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 39%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: 42%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: 14%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 5%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 38%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 50%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 7%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): 550
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 213
Average TOEFL score (paper test): 550
Average TOEFL score (computer test): 213

 

More about University of South Dakota

Website: http://WWW.USD.EDU
Address: 414 E Clark St , Vermillion , South Dakota - 57069-2390
Phone: (605) 677-5301
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, 2 but less than 4 years certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate, First professional degree
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Athletics (football) NCAA, Great West Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,345
1,287
2,058
Percent admitted
83%
82%
84%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
42%
44%
41%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
470
655
SAT Math
480
610
SAT Writing
470
655
ACT Composite
20
25
ACT English
19
25
ACT Math
19
25
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,646
Out-of-state tuition $3,966
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $5,442
On-campus other expenses $3,577
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
94%
-
Federal grant aid
27%
$3,827
State or local grant aid
22%
$1,654
Institutional grant aid
69%
-
Loan aid
73%
$6,063
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
9,291
38%
62%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 6,958
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,835
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 48%
Men 46%
Women 51%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 20%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 41%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 46%

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