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South Dakota State University

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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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University Events

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Student Senate Meeting

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Pink Martini

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Little International - AG Olympics

Mar 28

Beginning Crochet Classes

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Basu, team draw inspiration from pigs to design novel air filter technologies

Since the beginning of human creative activity, nature has served as a source of inspiration.
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A new kind of fingerprint / Analysis of keyboard dynamics earns student trip to statistics convention

SDSU doctoral student Andrew Simpson has been chosen as one of 22 students to present his poster at the Joint Statistical Meeting of the American Statistical Association in Toronto Aug. 5-10.

New Faculty feature: Roman Waldera

Last semester, the School of Health and Consumer Sciences welcomed a new instructor to the physical education teacher education program.  ...

Helder named SDSU Distinguished Engineer

Retired researcher and faculty member Dennis Helder, of Volga, has been selected as the 2023 Distinguished Engineer at South Dakota State University.