Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD

(Rating 2.8 based on 5 reviews)

Sanford Medical Center offers 3-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 4:1. 37.5% are women, and 62.5% are men.


Types of financial aids


5 of Sanford Medical Center undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 21 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Sanford Medical Center number 28 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in South Dakota.

Students at Sanford Medical Center awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Sanford Medical Center is 4:1, that means that for every 4 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Sanford Medical Center the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Sanford Medical Center and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Sanford Medical Center offers 3 programs in total: 3 are for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 31 universities in South Dakota state. Sanford Medical Center is one of the few institutions in South Dakota that offers a 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the South Dakota state average data to help you compare.


Sanford Medical Center provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 48 students with 43200 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Sanford Medical Center

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They were very attentive to my fiance's needs and very quick on his care.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I am giving this hospital 2 stars and it's only because the surgeon my elderly father had did an awesome job, but the after care definitely leaves something to be desired. The staff is competent, but they seemed not to care one bit about his needs. They definitely do not communicate with each other because I would have to tell each new nurse or aide everything about my dad's surgery and drain tubes he has in. Absolutely ridiculous! I had to stop a nurse from checking his blood sugar that was checked only moments earlier!!! Why don't they check the chart first, I wonder? I have nothing good to say about the after care! So if they do not bother to check the chart for a simple blood sugar test, I have to wonder do they double up on meds too then? Filing a formal complaint as well!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Had my son at Sanford via c section. While the surgery went well and the staff that performed it was very supportive, my aftercare was horrible. Nurses did not bring pain meds on schedule. I would have to call them after waiting hours after I should've received them. They were snobby on top of that. Asked several times to see a lactation consultant and only by day 3 did they come in. House cleaning showed up once on day I was being discharged. They're dismissive and treat you more as a nuisance. Then was told there was nothing to be done about severe pain after 4 weeks pp and sent home with an apology that they couldn't help me. Horrible. My actual surgery was only decent care ive ever gotten from Sanford.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Sanford is one greedy hospital. Before switching from Sanford to Avera we had talked to both the clinic we used and the hospital and paid the remaining bills we had. We had asked if there was anything else pending at both locations and were told no. Now, 1 YEAR later, we received bills that were "pending insurance" and still have another pending when we had been extra sure that we paid everything before we switched hospital. My wife called the Sanford billing department and all she was told is im sorry about 25 times. Sanford is absolutely pathetic.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I had an amazing experience at Sanford in Sioux Falls, SD. Dr Asfora honestly saved me performing an incredible spine surgery reconstructing a previous 3 level APLIF. I also saw Dr Thambi who fixed a hernia for me that was making me miserable. Everyone during the whole process at Sanford in Sioux Falls was honest, caring, patient, polite. A big thank you to the anesthesiologists and nurses that took such great care also. I appreciate not waking up sick. You all made it so much easier!! I just can't say enough good. It's been along road and I sure appreciate everything everyone did for me and my family. I'd tell anyone not to give up make a trip to Sanford Hospital Sioux Falls SD first any day.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 1305 W. 18th Street

Place: Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +6053336466

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address:

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