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University of South Dakota Admissions

Admissions Overview

South Dakota admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 86%. Students that get into South Dakota have an average SAT score between 990-1180 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for South Dakota is rolling.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
4,434
SAT Range
990-1180
SAT Reading
500-600
SAT Math
490-580
Students Submitting SAT
5%
ACT Range
19-25
ACT English
18-25
ACT Math
18-25
ACT Writing
10-12
Students Submitting ACT
91%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No data available  
Offers Early Action
No data available  
Application Fee
$20
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Considered but not required
Poll
76%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 21 responses

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