At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1883
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $8,004
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Spearfish, SD

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 80%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 35%
  • Application Fee
  • $20
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 440-570
  • Math
  • 440-530
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 19-24
  • English
  • 17-23
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 79%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 35%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 3,812

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$8,004

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$6,695

room and board

$15,899

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$10,920

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$6,695

room and board

$18,815

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $12,502
  • $30-$48K
  • $13,940
  • $48-$75K
  • $16,666
  • $75-$110K
  • $17,373
  • $110 & UP
  • $17,595
Financial aid

92%

Receiving Financial Aid

37%

Receiving Federal Grants

69%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

3,812

Total undergrad enrollment

432

Total grad students

34%

Out-of-state

65%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 63%

    FEMALE

  • 37

    MALE
Organizations

0

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

18%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 1%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 5%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 82%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

20:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

119

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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