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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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Move-In Weekend

We are excited to welcome Jackrabbits and their friends and family to campus August 19-21!

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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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Students from across the country engaging in SDSU’s research efforts this summer

This summer, students from as far east as Georgia and as far west as Hawaii have converged on South Dakota State University’s campus to get hands-on research experience. The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering was selected as a Research Experience for Undergraduates site for the third consecutive time, with $400,730 in funding being provided by the National Science Foundation. Stephen Gent, a mechanical engineering professor, and Jung-Han Kimn, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, are the principal investigators. ...
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SDSU signs memorandum of understanding with Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

South Dakota State University and the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar have signed a historic academic agreement—demonstrating a mutual commitment to the sharing of academic knowledge and resources, an establishment and development of mutually beneficial academic contacts, and a further inter...

SDSU student team wins "Data Hackathon"

Jack’s Hack, a South Dakota State University student team led by Dwarika Bhattarai with Shailesh Pandit, Skye Brugler and Andrew Engel as team members, recently won the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Data Hackathon.

Vikram Mistry named Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs for South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Vikram Mistry has been named the Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs for the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.