Overall, the University of South Dakota is known for being a non selective school. The school receives approximately 3,400 applications every year . The overall acceptance rate is around 91 percent which equals about 3,090 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. But, when the semester begins, only about 1,230 or 40% of the students who received the letter of acceptance from the University of South Dakota choose to attend. The institution’s application data shows that 36 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 63 percent who are women. When the semester starts, about 64 percent of those accepted women enrolled at the University of South Dakota and 35 percent were males. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of South Dakota when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 20 - 25 or an SAT score between 1,000 - 1,245 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. the University of South Dakota’s undergraduate application fee is $20. To submit your application to the University of South Dakota, you will need to have these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
3,392
Male 1,230
Female 2,162

 

Acceptance
3,086
Male 1,095
Female 1,991

 

Enrollment Total
1,234
Male 438
Female 796


Acceptance Rate
91%
Male
89%
Female
92.1%

 

Yield
40%
Male
40%
Female
40%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$20


Graduate

$35



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school record



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