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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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Awards & Rankings

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

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Student Life

Maximize your Jackrabbit experience by engaging with new people, joining a club, attending events and getting involved in the community. There is so much that our SDSU community has to offer.

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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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Anastasia Poull Named 2023 Outstanding Student in Animal Science

Anastasia Poull, a 2023 South Dakota State University animal science, agricultural leadership, and agricultural science graduate, was recently selected as the 2023 Outstanding Student in Animal Science.
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Dakota Debate Institute returning to SDSU campus July 9-14

Dakota Debate Institute, a weeklong opportunity for high schoolers to learn and build upon forensics fundamentals, is returning to the South Dakota State University campus this summer.

Stethoscope Ceremony Honors SDSU Students Accepted to Veterinary Schools

Nine South Dakota State University pre-veterinary medicine students who were accepted to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs for the fall of 2023 were honored on April 28 at the 12th Annual South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association and SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony. ...

SDSU Students Study Abroad in South Africa

A group of South Dakota State University students spent their spring break studying abroad in South Africa March 10-20.