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South Dakota State University
  • 4 Year
  • BROOKINGS, SD

Students at South Dakota State University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Helpful, Happy, & Active
    35%
  • Energetic & willing to participate in activities
    32%
  • Many like to party many are focused on studies
    10%
  • Only interested in the next party.
    10%
  • Sheltered small town kid
    10%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Profound passion for what they do.
    2%
Female Undergrads
51%
Male Undergrads
49%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    49%
  • Out-of-State
    49%
  • International
    2%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    42%
  • 20-21
    40%
  • 22-24
    14%
  • Over 25
    4%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    14%
  • $30k-$48k
    12%
  • $49k-$75k
    18%
  • $76k-$110k
    26%
  • $110k+
    30%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
31%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 70 responses
Poll
35%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 69 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    86%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 39 responses
  • Republican
    51%
  • Democratic
    23%
  • Independent
    10%
  • I don't care about politics
    15%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 70 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    1%
  • Liberal
    10%
  • Moderate
    23%
  • Conservative
    16%
  • Very conservative
    6%
  • Not sure
    44%

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