South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
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South Dakota State University Reviews

Based on 20 Reviews
Administration Lane Brookings, SD
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA-
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at South Dakota State University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
16
4
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
28
Dietetics/dietitian
17
1
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
22
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
7
0
2
0
Health Communication
0
Human Nutrition
10
3
Nursing Education
0
Nursing Science
7
Pharmaceutical Sciences
7
Pharmacy
69
85
Public Health, General
0
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
332
12
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations
48
Agricultural Communication/journalism
6
Agricultural Economics
6
3
Agricultural Engineering
5
4
0
0
Agricultural Mechanization, General
25
Agricultural Public Services, Other
5
Agriculture, General
17
31
Agronomy and Crop Science
59
6
8
Animal Sciences, General
58
3
0
1
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations, General
7
Dairy Science
26
Food Science
0
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
15
Natural Resources Management and Policy
0
Range Science and Management
7
0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
59
17
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
11
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
10
Art Teacher Education
6
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
5
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
5
Curriculum and Instruction
6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
60
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
12
English Language and Literature, General
14
9
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
6
1
French Language and Literature
5
General Studies
28
15
0
German Language and Literature
2
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General
27
10
Health and Physical Education/fitness, Other
24
Health Teacher Education
8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
13
Music Teacher Education
6
Rhetoric and Composition
2
Spanish Language and Literature
20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
12
Technical Teacher Education
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/native American Studies
0
Community Organization and Advocacy
0
Counseling Psychology
42
Family and Community Services
1
Family Resource Management Studies, General
4
0
History, General
25
Human Development and Family Studies, General
54
International/global Studies
6
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
0
Political Science and Government, General
13
Psychology, General
57
Sociology
33
9
5
Work and Family Studies
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology, General
1
Biochemistry
2
1
Biology/biological Sciences, General
91
20
14
Biotechnology
9
Chemistry, General
3
1
3
Computational Mathematics
4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
0
Geography
9
6
Mathematics, General
31
8
Microbiology, General
21
Physics, General
4
Statistics, General
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
16
0
Biotechnology
9
Civil Engineering, General
31
20
0
Computer Software Engineering
0
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
31
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
13
12
4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
4
Engineering
0
Engineering/industrial Management
5
1
0
Environmental Science
11
3
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
6
3
Landscape Architecture
0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
0
Mechanical Engineering
59
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advertising
28
Consumer Economics
37
Consumer Services and Advocacy
2
0
Economics, General
75
6
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
22
6
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
0
0
Operations Management and Supervision
13
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
0
Digital Arts
3
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
5
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
1
Fine/studio Arts, General
5
Graphic Design
27
6
Interior Design
6
Music Management
0
Music, General
4
Painting
2
Sculpture
1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
24
9
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
16
Hotel/motel Administration/management
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
17
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
14
Journalism, Other
8
Mass Communication/media Studies
7
Printmaking
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aviation/airway Management and Operations
1
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
0
Flight Instructor
11
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
  • Variable Rates: 1.25% APR - 11.10% APR. Fixed Rates: 4.25% APR - 12.35% APR. Lowest rates shown include the auto debit discount.1
  • Whether you're studying online or on campus, borrow up to 100% of the school-certified expenses4
  • Choose from multiple repayment options, including no payments while in school1
  • No origination fee or prepayment penalty2
  • The only undergraduate student loan that offers 4 months of Chegg® study help --a $100 value6
  • Cover up to 100% of your school-certified college costs including tuition, housing, books and more.1
  • Get a one-time cash reward for good grades.2
  • Variable rates: 1.24% - 11.99% APR3 (lowest APRs shown for Discover Student Loans are available for the most creditworthy applicants for undergraduate loans, and include an interest-only repayment discount and a 0.25% interest rate reduction while enrolled in automatic payments)
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  • Competitive fixed and variable APRs starting at 1.09%1
  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
  • Coverage up to 100% of your school-certified cost of attendance ($1,000 minimum)3
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
  • Apply online in 3 minutes and get an instant credit decision
  • Variable rates starting at 1.05% APR (including 0.25% Auto Pay discount)1
  • Check your eligibility in just 2 minutes
  • 9 month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)2
  • Fast application and decision-making process
  • Flexible repayment options
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment or late payment
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)3
  • Covers up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
  • AFFORDABLE rates starting at 2.46% with Automatic Debit Discount*
  • 1% CASH BACK Graduation Reward*
  • NON-COSIGNED option may be available for eligible undergraduate juniors and seniors.
  • PAY AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL – Customize your loan with flexible repayment options – start payments after graduation.
  • FORGET FEES – No application, origination or disbursement fees. No prepayment penalty if you choose to pay your loan off early.
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  • No interest payments!1
  • Payments based on a fixed percentage of future income.
  • Never pay more than you can afford.
  • Innovative alternative to traditional student loans.
  • Grace period after graduation before payments begin.
  • Pause payments for certain life events.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at South Dakota State University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Animal Sciences, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Community Organization and Advocacy
Consumer Services and Advocacy
Curriculum and Instruction
Dietetics/dietitian
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
Family Resource Management Studies, General
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
General Studies
Geography
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
Mass Communication/media Studies
Public Health, General
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Sociology

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
political science/Spanish, Class of 1972
field (on the job) experiences, volunteering
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology and Economics, Class of 2003
Was a long time ago, they had a student career enter
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS and MS, Class of 1989
Workshops
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing , Class of 2013
Nursing but very unrealistic
Rated January 2016
Alumni
geography and GIS, Class of 2008
pretty good Linkin network and carrier center
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
political science/Spanish, Class of 1972
Friendly, active involvement opportunities for students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology and Economics, Class of 2003
Was a good atmosphere, several different schools and several different types of student groups.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS and MS, Class of 1989
Good community
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing , Class of 2013
Most are fresh out of High School and local
Rated January 2016
Alumni
geography and GIS, Class of 2008
friendly mostly Midwestern with agriculture back ground
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
political science/Spanish, Class of 1972
They are very modern and well planned
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology and Economics, Class of 2003
Nice then, better now
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS and MS, Class of 1989
Good condition
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing , Class of 2013
Need significant improvement
Rated January 2016
Alumni
geography and GIS, Class of 2008
everything is new now but i liked the older dorms and class rooms as they had character.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
political science/Spanish, Class of 1972
rodeo homecoming is Hobo Day - dress up, lots of activities, and crazy student made floats
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology and Economics, Class of 2003
Hobo Days, Spring Fling,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS and MS, Class of 1989
a lot of activities for dorm life
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing , Class of 2013
None
Rated January 2016
Alumni
geography and GIS, Class of 2008
Hobo Day! the sporting events and rodeos were fun.
Rated January 2016