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South Dakota State University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
76%
Part-Time Retention Rate
36%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$6,581
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
Data Not Available
94%
of students say they attend class.49 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
46%
Male Professors
54%
Average Professor Salary
$94,608
Poll
45%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.49 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian American
    11%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    82%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
78%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.79 responses
Poll
67%
of students say professors care about their students' success.79 responses
Poll
70%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.79 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.79 responses
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