List of 15 best universities in South Dakota

We ranked 15 best universities in South Dakota based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 698K citations received by 25K publications made by 15 universities in South Dakota, measured the popularity of 146 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
93%
#2 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
94%
#3 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
92%
#4 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1138
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%
#5 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$24,481
#6 in South Dakota
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
91%
#7 in South Dakota
#1035 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
96%
#8 in South Dakota
#1458 in North America
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$19,744
#9 in South Dakota
#1673 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$8,569
Enrollment
1,306
#10 in South Dakota
#1727 in North America
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$21,891
#11 in South Dakota
#1751 in North America
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
930
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$19,704
#12 in South Dakota
#2067 in North America
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$21,798
#13 in South Dakota
#2160 in North America
Net Price
$16,918
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$5,825
Enrollment
1,554
#14 in South Dakota
#2163 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
80%
Average Aid
$5,047
Enrollment
549
#15 in South Dakota
#2346 in North America
Enrollment
419
Male:Female
66:34

Closest to South Dakota states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Nebraska 23 72
North Dakota 14 192
Minnesota 49 13
Wyoming 1 140
Iowa 39 47
Kansas 32 66
Colorado 38 46
Montana 12 147
Wisconsin 48 14
Missouri 68 35
Oklahoma 31 93
Illinois 100 15
Utah 21 45
Idaho 10 155
Michigan 62 4
Indiana 55 31
Arkansas 24 126
New Mexico 12 79
Kentucky 40 60
Ohio 91 25
Texas 119 19
Arizona 28 33
Tennessee 57 50
Nevada 10 136
Mississippi 18 138
Washington 57 6
Oregon 33 64
Louisiana 27 77
West Virginia 26 104
Alabama 35 89
Pennsylvania 155 11
California 251 2
Georgia 65 48
Virginia 63 39
North Carolina 66 16
District of Columbia 15 67
South Carolina 37 91
New York 221 8
Maryland 34 12
Delaware 5 85
New Jersey 47 24
Vermont 20 105
Connecticut 29 10
New Hampshire 17 71
Massachusetts 89 1
Rhode Island 12 52
Maine 19 159
Florida 110 27
Alaska 6 184
Puerto Rico 52 421
Virgin Islands 1 784
Hawaii 10 190
American Samoa 1 1890
Northern Marianas 1 1949
Guam 2 604