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Best 4 Year College in South Dakota


According to Aberdeen, South Dakota has the top four-year college in the state.

Northern State University was ranked the #1 four-year college in South Dakota after being evaluated against 13 different criteria by the website, which describes itself as “a definitive source for education information… featuring in-depth sections with faculty and working professional interviews, campus tours and national education news.”

The University ranks high for affordability and flexibility. Northern State University has the lowest tuition and fees of any school surveyed in the state. It ranks second for its average net price for low-income students and third for its average net price for all students.

Here is the list for the top 10 best 4-year colleges in South Dakota:

  1. Northern State University
  2. Dakota State University
  3. University of South Dakota
  4. Augustana University
  5. South Dakota State University
  6. Black Hills State University
  7. University of Sioux Falls
  8. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  9. Dakota Wesleyan University
  10. Presentation College

Rankings are based on factors such as tuition costs, average net price, degree options and graduation rates.

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