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South Dakota State University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
45%
Male Professors
55%
Average Professor Salary
$98,916
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    83%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
80%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.74 responses
Poll
68%
of students say professors care about their students' success.74 responses
Poll
69%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.74 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.74 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
B-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
57%
National
47%
Full-Time Retention Rate
77%
Part-Time Retention Rate
45%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$6,588
National
$1,629
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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94%
of students say they attend class.49 responses
45%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.49 responses
98%
of students say they do all their homework.49 responses
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