Sanford School of Medicine

Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota is a Public, 4 years school in Vermillion, SD. Total 282 students are attending the medical school and 71 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average MCAT score submitted by enrolled students is 507 and the average GPA is 3.83. The medical school tuition & fees at Sanford School of Medicine is $79,202.
  • MCAT Average: 507
  • Tuition & Fees: $79,202
  • Acceptance Rate: 13.03%
  • Student Population: 282

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 706 students have applied to Sanford School of Medicine. Among them, 92 students have accepted to admit and 71 have enrolled into Sanford School of MedicineThe acceptance rate is 13.03% and the yield is 77%. Its acceptance rate is higher than the acceptance rate of South Dakota Medical Schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics
Sanford School of MedicineSouth Dakota Medical SchoolsAll Medical Schools
Applicants706706770,105
Admitted929232,706
Enrolled717121,459
Acceptance Rate13.03%13.03%6.30%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)77.17%77.17%53.71%

MCAT score and GPA in Average

The average MCAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 507 and the average GPA is 3.83 at Sanford School of Medicine. Its MCAT score is lower than the average MCAT score of all Medical Schools.
Next table shows the submitted MCAT scores and GPA.
MCAT scores distribution
Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South DakotaSouth Dakota Medical SchoolsAll Medical Schools
MCAT507507511
GPA3.833.833.75

2022 Medical School Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Sanford School of Medicine is $34,372 for South Dakota residents and $79,202 for out-of-state students. The average living costs is $13,225 when a student lives on campus (i.e. dormitory or campus owned apartments) and $13,225 when a student lives off campus.
For all medical schools in United States, the average medical school tuition & fees is $46,917 for State residents and $61,378 for out-of-state students. The tuition & fees of Sanford School of Medicine is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of all Medical Schools.
Medical School Tuition & Fees
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Medical School Tuition & Fees$34,372$79,202
Average Tuition & fees (not medical school)
Undergraduate$9,432$12,942
Graduate$7,118$12,768
Living Costs
On-Campus Living$13,225
Off-Campus Living$15,025

Medical Student Population

For academic year 2021-2022, total 282 students enrolled to Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota. By gender, there are 166 men students and 116 women students enrolled.
Medical School Student Population
Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South DakotaSouth Dakota Medical Schools (average)All Medical Schools (average)
Total Enrollment282282583
Men Students166166288
Women Students116116295

Medical Schools in South Dakota

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