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12,589 people can’t be wrong. That’s how many chose SDSU to pursue their education this year. And that number keeps growing.

Here’s how it all adds up: Academic excellence in more than 180 fields of study + 217 involvement opportunities + 130 years of school pride + 1 incredible value + YOU.

It’s a simple formula with a great result.

Start here. Apply now.


Campus Visits and Admissions Events

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No matter where you’re at with your college search, we hope you’ll consider making a visit to South Dakota State University soon.

And just like everything else at SDSU, we’ve got a ton of visit options. So you can get the information you need when it’s convenient for you.

Come see what we're all about - you won't be disappointed.

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Paying for College

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Don’t let the thought of financing an SDSU education scare you. First consider the value of the education you’ll get. It's simple — we offer excellent academic programs with some of the best faculty around.

Now consider the costs. We urge you to look at the tuition rates of other less comprehensive schools and private colleges. You’ll see the difference. 

So don’t let the cost of a great education get in the way of your future. Apply now.