University of Sioux Falls Overview
University of Sioux Falls is a private not-for-profit institution located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The city atmosphere of Sioux Falls makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is University of Sioux Falls Known For?
- The student loan default rate at University of Sioux Falls is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at University of Sioux Falls.
- In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average University of Sioux Falls student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
University of Sioux Falls Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of Sioux Falls.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards University of Sioux Falls has earned from around the web.
|#45||Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management||College Factual|
|#60||Best Value Colleges for Education||College Factual|
|#62||Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
|#69||Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
|#73||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#77||Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is University of Sioux Falls?
Contact details for University of Sioux Falls are given below.
|Address:||1101 W 22Nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1699|
How Do I Get Into University of Sioux Falls?
You can apply to University of Sioux Falls online at: https://my.usiouxfalls.edu/ICS/Admissions/Admissions_Home.jnz?portlet=Apply_Online_2.0&formname=Undergraduate+Application+Form
Admission Requirements for University of Sioux Falls
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||neither required nor recommended|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Sioux Falls?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.
Average Test Scores
About 4% of students accepted to University of Sioux Falls submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 660. Math scores were between 460 and 640.
Can I Afford University of Sioux Falls?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of Sioux Falls, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,008 a year. That adds up to $32,032 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of Sioux Falls is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Sioux Falls Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 285 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,206 full-time undergraduates at University of Sioux Falls, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Sioux Falls students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||50|
|Hispanic or Latino||25|
South Dakota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Sioux Falls. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 14 countries are represented at University of Sioux Falls. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Canada, and Germany.
Online Learning at University of Sioux Falls
The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Sioux Falls has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in South Dakota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of University of Sioux Falls
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Sioux Falls was 16.2%. This is the #1,027 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Sioux Falls regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of Sioux Falls majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Instructional Media Design||90%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Sioux Falls ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at University of Sioux Falls.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Human Resource Management||#46|
|Business Administration & Management||#304|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#384|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Sioux Falls Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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