College Education In South Dakota: South Dakota is home to 14 public and 12 private institutions of higher learning. While several church-affiliated small colleges can be found throughout the state, notable universities include South Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
South Dakota Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of South Dakota (Tier 3), South Dakota State University (Tier 4).
A Closer Look at South Dakota Education: The University of South Dakota in the southernmost town of Vermillion is consistently noted as one the nation’s most affordable colleges by national review publications.
Did You Know? South Dakota includes only one law and medical school, located at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.