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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

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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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Stethoscope Ceremony Honors SDSU Students Accepted to Veterinary Schools

Fourteen South Dakota State University pre-veterinary students who were accepted to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs starting fall 2022 were honored on April 29 at the 11th Annual South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (SDVMA) and SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony. ...
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Kumar named dean of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Sanjeev Kumar has accepted the position of endowed dean of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

Laible named associate dean at SDSU

Brad Laible, a professor of pharmacy practice and a member of the South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions since 2004, has been named the college’s associate dean for academic programs.

High school students to join SDSU professor in DNA research

SDSU faculty member Jaime Lopez has received a National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award of nearly $1 million.