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South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
#181

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Quick Facts


Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007

2014-2015 Tuition

$9,795 Tuition and Fees

Students

10998 undergraduate students
48% male / 52% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
91.9% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1881

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Agriculture, General, Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Mechanization, General, Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General, Landscaping and Groundskeeping, Agricultural Communication/Journalism, Animal Sciences, General, Dairy Science, Agronomy and Crop Science, Range Science and Management, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, College Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Agricultural Teacher Education, Art Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Engineering, General, Pre-Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, Engineering/Industrial Management, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family Resource Management Studies, General, Consumer Economics, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Apparel and Textile Marketing Management, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Microbiology, General, Biotechnology, Mathematics, General, Computational Mathematics, Statistics, General, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management, International/Global Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies, Architecture, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Counseling Psychology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Flight Instructor, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Digital Arts, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Music, General, Chiropractic, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Optometry, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics and Drug Design, Occupational Therapy/Therapist, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Dietetics/Dietitian, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Family Practice Nurse/Nursing, Nursing Science, Nursing Education, Operations Management and Supervision, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Journalism, Journalism, Other, Advertising, Health Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 10,998
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,621
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,446
Percent of male undergraduates: 48%
Percent of female undergraduates: 52%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 1 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 31 22 10
Motor vehicle theft 3 1 0
Arson 2 6 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 9 10 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 4 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 33 49 50
Liquor law violations 247 251 192
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 27 27 23
Liquor law violations 129 128 114
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 2 0 6
Liquor law violations 4 0 6

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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