Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - South Dakota

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, South Dakota was home to 19 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 19 institutions enrolled 51,690 students in fall 2017: 44,879 in undergraduate programs and 6,811 in graduate programs. A total of 20,012 students attending post-secondary school in South Dakota took at least one distance education course, representing 38.7 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 10,514 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 7,514 (71.4%) of those residing in the state of South Dakota.

The majority of institutions were public: including 7 four-year schools and 5 two-year schools. The state was also home to 7 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in South Dakota's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

19 Degree Granting Institutions

 

51,690 Students Enrolled

 

20,012 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 51,690 students in fall 2017, the 19 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of South Dakota offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in South Dakota offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in South Dakota

Augustana University
2001 S Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57197-0001 
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Dakota State University
820 N Washington Ave
Madison, SD 57042-1799 
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Lake Area Technical Institute
1201 Arrow Avenue
Watertown, SD 57201-0730 
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Mount Marty College
1105 W. 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078-3724 
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Oglala Lakota College
490 Piya Wiconi Road
Kyle, SD 57752-0490 
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Sinte Gleska University
E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle
Mission, SD 57555-0105 
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Sisseton Wahpeton College
12572 BIA Rd 700
Sisseton, SD 57262 
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South Dakota State University
1015 Campanile Avenue
Brookings, SD 57007-1898 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of Sioux Falls
1101 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1699 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Western Dakota Technical Institute
800 Mickelson Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703-4018 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Black Hills State University
1200 University St
Spearfish, SD 57799-9500 
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Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301-4398 
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Mitchell Technical Institute
1800 E. Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD 57301 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Northern State University
1200 S Jay St
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Presentation College
1500 N Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401-1280 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Sioux Falls Seminary
2100 S Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105 
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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
501 E Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Southeast Technical Institute
2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107-1301 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Dakota
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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