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Here's your chance to experience SDSU. Take the opportunity to make connections, follow your career path, to try something new. With nearly 200 program offerings, 240+ unique student organizations, daily campus events, community outreach, innovative research, performing arts and Division I athletics, there's a place for everyone at SDSU.

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The College Tour

SDSU is featured in season four of The College Tour. The 30-minute episode, hosted by reality TV star Alex Boylan, showcases what life is like at SDState through the eyes of Jackrabbits.

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Numerous entities rank SDSU’s colleges and academic programs among the nation’s best.

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Student Life

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Student Activities

Discover many amazing opportunities at South Dakota State University. With 240+ student organizations, there's a place for everyone at SDSU.

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The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center embraces SDSU’s land-grant mission by supporting educational access for all students.

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American Indian Opportunities

SDSU seeks to create a welcoming and supportive campus environment for American Indian students through a variety of academic programs, scholarships, student services and initiatives.

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SDSU Dairy Science Students Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the South Dakota State University Department of Dairy and Food Science recently received scholarships from the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB).
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SDSU commissions 13 ROTC cadets

Thirteen ROTC cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. military at ceremonies May 6, the day before their graduation from South Dakota State University.Commissioned from the Air Force ROTC, plus their hometown and initial assignment, were:...

SDSU featured on 'The College Tour'

South Dakota State University is featured in season four of “The College Tour,” a TV series that is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Hosted by “The Amazing Race” season two winner Alex Boylan, “The College Tour” was created to empower high school students to virtually tour colleges across America from the comfort of their own homes.

SDSU places second at National Student Advertising Competition regional

South Dakota State University’s National Student Advertising Competition team finished second in a 2022 regional competition.NSAC, a national competition, gives more than 2,000 college students experience in creating an advertising, marketing or media campaign for a corporate client.