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Sioux Falls, founded in 1883, is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 22-acre campus is located in Sioux Falls.

Website: www.usiouxfalls.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,390
Undergraduate
Students
(63.2%) 878 Women
(36.8%) 512 Men
285
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 1,929 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
593 average
570-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
566 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,950
Tuition and Fees
$19,520
Room and Board
$7,770
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$13,928
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,085
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
57
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Sioux Falls Population
159,908
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
2.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.3% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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