Tuition & Fees

$18,910

$18,910

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
600-699
17%
500-599
83%
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,825
Declined + 175
Total Received 2,000
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Private (nonprofit)

1,319

undergraduate students

296

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6651
ACT 3920

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Location

School Facts

University of Sioux Falls, founded in 1883, is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 22-acre campus is located in Sioux Falls.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,615
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)

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Sioux Falls, SD

40-acre, suburban campus in Sioux Falls (population: 176,888), 180 miles from Omaha. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Sioux Falls
1101 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
600-699
17%
500-599
83%
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(no fee if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,825
Declined + 175
Total Received 2,000

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ben Weins
Director of Admissions
P: 877 757-0232
F: 605 661-6615
admissions.office@usiouxfalls.edu

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,765

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,610
Room $3,790
Board $3,580
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $950
Total $27,230
Average Financial Aid - $12,765
Total with Avg. Aid $14,465

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,906,569
State $210,564
Institutional $3,843,219
Other external $304,776
Total $6,265,128

Non-need-based

Federal $3,964
State $153,429
Institutional $1,394,672
Other external $362,707
Total $1,914,772
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 888-1047
F: 605 661-6615
finaid@usiouxfalls.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Karrie Morgan
Director of Financial Aid
karrie.morgan@usiouxfalls.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Bean Bags, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Foosball, Indoor Soccer, Kan-Jam, Ping-Pong, Pool, Rock Climbing, Slackline, Softball, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Pam Gohl (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Pam Gohl (women's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, NSIC
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
purple, white, and silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult/Higher Education
Applied Mathematics
Art
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies/Theatre
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Exercise Science
Graphic Design
Health Administration
History
Interdisciplinary
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Media Studies
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Ministry
Nursing
Paramedic Technology
Professional Accounting/Business Administration
Psychology
Radiologic Technology
Reading
Secondary/K-12 Education
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Management
Teaching
Technology
Theology/Biblical Studies
Theology/Youth Ministry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,615

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,319
students

Female
62%
823

Male
38%
496

18%

296
students

Female
58%
171

Male
42%
125

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,137
students

Female
64%
717

Male
36%
420

14%

182
students

Female
59%
106

Male
41%
76

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

124

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Liberia
New Zealand
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Randy Nelson
Director of International Education
605 575-2084
international@usiouxfalls.edu

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