At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1901
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,887
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Aberdeen, SD

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

September 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 81%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 32%
  • Application Fee
  • $20
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

56%

Top half of HS class

21%

Top quarter of HS class

9%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 420-510
  • Math
  • 450-540
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 17-24
  • English
  • 15-24
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 81%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 32%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 3,075

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,887

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$7,520

room and board

$16,607

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$10,803

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$7,520

room and board

$19,523

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $12,175
  • $30-$48K
  • $12,202
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,020
  • $75-$110K
  • $16,681
  • $110 & UP
  • $16,626
Financial aid

96%

Receiving Financial Aid

42%

Receiving Federal Grants

68%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: September 1

Student Life

Student Body

3,075

Total undergrad enrollment

512

Total grad students

31%

Out-of-state

66%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 57%

    FEMALE

  • 43

    MALE
Organizations

100

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

27%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 1%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 3%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 83%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

20:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

94

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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