Graduate Student Population in South Dakota

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,124 graduate students enrolled in 15 graduate schools in South Dakota. By gender, there are 3,188 male students (44.75%) and 3,936 female students (55.25%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of South Dakota has the most graduate students of 2,476 and South Dakota State University has the second most graduate students of 1,560 in South Dakota. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at South Dakota colleges at South Dakota Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 2,533 students enrolled as full-time and 4,591 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2020 graduate students population by gender and attending status at South Dakota graduate schools.
University of South Dakota has the most graduate students of 2,476
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at South Dakota graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total7,1243,1883,936
Full-time2,5331,2551,278
Part-time4,5911,9332,658

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2019-2020, of the 15 enrolled students in South Dakota graduate schools, 188 were American Indian/Native American (2.64%), 133 were Asian (1.87%), 187 were Black/African American (2.62%), 179 were Hispanic (2.51%), 38 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.53%), 5,394 were White (75.72%), 118 were Two More (1.66%), and 185 were Un-Known (2.60%). The number of non-resident alien students is 702 (9.85%). Next table shows the 2020 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at South Dakota graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at South Dakota graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total7,1243,1883,936
American Indian/Native American18855133
Asian1337162
Black/African American18713354
Hispanic17977102
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander38344
White5,3942,2093,185
Two More1185068
Un-Known1859392
Non-resident Alien702466236
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