Dakota State University

Madison, SD, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
84%
Acceptance Rate
972
Students Applied
80%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
424
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
SAT Subject Tests
Yes
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Test Optional
No
Application Fee
$20
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
Yes

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
67%
Out-Of-State Students
39%
US States Represented
49
Countries Represented
31
93%
Submitting ACT
6%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1123
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
460
75th
620
Reading
25th
490
75th
620
3.20
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
21%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
10%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
8
Top 25%
23
Top 50%
54
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
34
$30k - $48k
26
$48k - $75k
43
$75k - $110k
50
$110k+
25

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: admissions@dsu.edu
Admissions Telephone: 605-256-5139
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.93 Average Rating
Do not let campus size or enrollment numbers scare you away, there is plenty of activities and fun to be had both on and off campus.
Cera from Sioux Falls, SD
The school may seem smaller than most, but it feels so much more like home that way. You always see someone you know which makes it less lonely. Don't be afraid to go out there and have a good time, put yourself out there - you won't be sorry.
Chasity from Parkston, SD
Have fun.
Chantelle from Sioux Falls, SD
Don't be affraid to ask for help when you need it. This campus is full of people who love to help and make things easier for you. Never feeling like you're on your own either.
Anastasia from Glendale, AZ
there is a whole world waiting out there for us. we just need to believe in ourselves, do our best, and the possibilities are unlimited. get involved in campus life. be smart about it. our future is beginning here.
Chad