1,215
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,132
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
92
92%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Sioux Falls is a Comprehensive institution located in Sioux Falls, SD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1101 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD  57105
United States
Contact Mr. Ben Weins
Director of Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@usiouxfalls.edu
Phone: 605-331-6700
Fax: 605-331-6615

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,602
Applied
1,474
Accepted
1,215
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

1,033
Females Applied
959
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

569
Males Applied
515
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.8

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 568 450 660
SAT Math 549 460 640
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

17,980
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
7,350
Room & board
3,850
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,132
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,378
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,811
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,700
Avg. Loan Aid
13,117
Avg. Grant Aid
16,412
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,215
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.07%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 84.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 1.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 4.28%
Other 1.81%

Gender

Male (37.37%)
Female (62.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Service Day and Campus Olympics

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministries, Student Senate, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Association of Cougar Education Students (ACES) and National Society for Leadership and Success (NCLS)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

169
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 109
Male - 56
Female - 113