5.4 percent of South Dakota State University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 5.4 percentage of South Dakota State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

South Dakota State University has 10,885 undergraduate students, of which 53 percent are women and 47 percent are men, and a total student body of 12,516 students. Of these students, 373 men and 298 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at South Dakota State University with the most participants are all track combined (280), football (112) and swimming and diving (54).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
140
140
280
Football
112
0
112
Swimming and Diving
24
30
54
Baseball
35
0
35
Equestrian
0
32
32
Basketball
14
15
29
Wrestling
28
0
28
Soccer
0
28
28
Softball
0
21
21
Tennis
11
9
20
Golf
9
8
17
Volleyball
0
15
15

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