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South Dakota

South Dakota Schools Site Evaluation

There are a total of 29 colleges in South Dakota. Of these, 24 have a Facebook page, 18 have a Twitter account and 18 have a YouTube channel.

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Color

Exactly 14 of the 29 South Dakota school websites use white as the primary color on their websites. The most commonly paired colors with white for school websites in South Dakota are white (69%) and grey (41.4%).

Aside from white, other colors used as the predominant color on South Dakota school websites include grey (17.2%), black (10.3%) and yellow (10.3%).

The colors used on the largest schools' websites in South Dakota are as follows:

  1. South Dakota State University: blue 16%
  2. University of South Dakota: grey 3.5% and black 2.4%
  3. Black Hills State University: grey 12% and white 1.5%

Font

The font of choice used on the largest number of South Dakota school websites is Arial. Approximately 41.4% of South Dakota schools use Arial as the primary font on their websites. Other popular fonts used on South Dakota school websites are Verdana (24.1%) and Bitstream Vera Sans (10.3%).

The following fonts are used on the websites for the largest South Dakota schools:

  1. South Dakota State University: Verdana
  2. University of South Dakota: Verdana
  3. Black Hills State University: Verdana

Social Presence

As mentioned above, 82.8% of South Dakota schools have Facebook pages. On average, these schools update their Facebook status 2 times a week. And the average number of "likes" South Dakota schools have is 1,980. The South Dakota schools with the greatest number of Facebook "likes" are:

  1. South Dakota State University: 13,515 "likes"
  2. Sanford Medical Center: 7,559 "likes"
  3. University of South Dakota: 4,250 "likes"

In addition, 62.1% of South Dakota schools have Twitter accounts. On average, these schools tweet updates 3 times a week. And, on average, South Dakota schools have 667 Twitter followers. The South Dakota schools with the greatest number of Twitter followers are:

  1. Sanford Medical Center: 3,651 followers
  2. South Dakota State University: 1,622 followers
  3. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: 1,345 followers

And 62.1% of South Dakota schools have YouTube channels. On average, these schools have 96 posted videos. And, on average, South Dakota schools have 36 subscribers to their YouTube channels. The South Dakota schools with the greatest number of subscribers are:

  1. Sinte Gleska University: 172 subscribers
  2. University of South Dakota: 108 subscribers
  3. Avera McKennan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology: 72 subscribers

Web Metrics

The volume of traffic on South Dakota school websites is average in comparison to traffic on school websites around the nation. The schools websites with the highest Alexa Rank in South Dakota are:

  1. Colorado Technical University - Sioux Falls: Alexa Rank of 76,453
  2. University of South Dakota: Alexa Rank of 98,670
  3. National American University - Rapid City: Alexa Rank of 167,760

The South Dakota school websites with the lowest Alexa Rank are:

  1. Kilian Community College: Alexa Rank of 12,844,227
  2. Headlines Academy Inc: Alexa Rank of 10,525,551
  3. Sisseton Wahpeton College: Alexa Rank of 6,354,302
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