Top Universities in South Dakota


What are South Dakota’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the South Dakota University Ranking for 2022, which includes 12 accredited South Dakota higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant US higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

Our goal is to create a non-academic League Table of South Dakota’s best universities that is focused on accurate, impartial, and non-influenceable site metrics generated by objective web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the universities themselves.

2022 South Dakota University Ranking

University Town
University of South Dakota South Dakota 876 332
South Dakota State University South Dakota 933 356
Dakota State University South Dakota 1823 662
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology South Dakota 1964 708
Augustana University South Dakota 2127 747
Northern State University South Dakota 2354 833
Black Hills State University South Dakota 2805 983
University of Sioux Falls South Dakota 3113 1080
National American University South Dakota 3616 1220
Dakota Wesleyan University South Dakota 3984 1322
Mount Marty University South Dakota 5173 1535
Presentation College South Dakota 6486 1665