University of Sioux Falls is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. University of Sioux Falls was founded in 1883 and now enrolls around 1,628 students a year, including 1,354 undergrads.
University of Sioux Falls offers housing for up to 749 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 63% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..
As of 2021, the total market value of University of Sioux Falls's endowment was $29.75 million The institution spends around $5,368 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 17 undergraduate students for every full-time University of Sioux Falls professor.
|2021 University of Sioux Falls Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Academic Calendar||4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||92%|
|Mean ACT score||23|
|Mean SAT score||1069|
University of Sioux Falls does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into University of Sioux Falls. In 2021, University of Sioux Falls accepted 92% of applicants. Out of 1,646 applications received in 2021, 1,520 students were offered admission.
University of Sioux Falls reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
University of Sioux Falls is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Sioux Falls, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The average high school GPA for a student admitted to University of Sioux Falls is 3.4 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1069. The mean ACT score for University of Sioux Falls students is 23.
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University of Sioux Falls is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 7% submitted the SAT. 90% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! University of Sioux Falls provides on-campus housing for up to 749 students.
University of Sioux Falls students are active in the school's Campus Ministries, Student Senate and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. USF's Got Talent, Culture for Service Day, and and Campus Olympics are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.
Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Sioux Falls.
University of Sioux Falls meets 75.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,331 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Sioux Falls, around 79% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 236 students who started at University of Sioux Falls as first-time freshman, 109 graduate within four years.
University of Sioux Falls's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 56%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 95% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $45,272 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $31,895 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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University of Sioux Falls is located in the suburban setting of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
If you want to see University of Sioux Falls for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 29/90 to Sioux Falls, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sioux Falls Regional Airport.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Sioux Falls is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Sioux Falls is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Sioux Falls is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Sioux Falls. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1130 and Above
1030 to 1130
1030 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Sioux Falls students is 1069. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Sioux Falls, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Sioux Falls.
Wondering what life at University of Sioux Falls is like? There are approximately 1,628 students enrolled at University of Sioux Falls, including 1,354 undergraduate students and 274 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 57% percent are from SD and 43% percent of students are from other states.
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