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University of Sioux Falls

1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD

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University of Sioux Falls, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the campus resides in an urban setting for students to study in. The school's American Baptist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Enrollment at University of Sioux Falls exceeds 1,500 per year.

Students may select from several areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 21 - 26 on the ACT or 910 - 1110 on the SAT are required to increase the chance of getting accepted. This school admits around 70% of students applying. Of those students accepted, around 25% attended the school. More information regarding admissions can be found at admissions.usiouxfalls.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $25,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $3,400 for the year. University of Sioux Falls may provide financial aid for students that are eligible in the form of grants and loans.

The mascot for University of Sioux Falls is the "Cougars", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Sports available:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
  • Football (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)

Students may visit the University of Sioux Falls website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students University of Sioux Falls accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Sioux Falls is about 1,500. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 19% enrolling as graduate students and 83% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $29,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $340 to $410 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,011
Receiving Student Loans77%$9,095
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Sioux Falls may provide student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

University of Sioux Falls has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 47%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years35%
Graduating in 5 Years12%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1976)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Sioux Falls is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference)
  • Basketball (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference)
  • Track and Field (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference)
  • Football (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Sioux Falls by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Sioux Falls for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
92.15%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
8

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,703