College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in South Dakota

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
9.25 / 10
2
Augustana College - South Dakota
Sioux Falls, SD
8.94 / 10
3
Dakota State University
Madison, SD
8.84 / 10
4
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
8.77 / 10
5
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
8.72 / 10
6
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
8.72 / 10
7
SDSMT
Rapid City, SD
8.70 / 10