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In-state tuition for Minnesota residents makes SDSU best value among peer institutions

When the South Dakota Board of Regents extended the South Dakota Advantage tuition rate to Minnesota residents in December 2023, it made SDSU the best value for Minnesota residents among its peer institutions in Minnesota. South Dakota Advantage will offer in-state tuition to Minnesota residents enrolling as new students at SDSU starting summer 2024.

President Barry Dunn’s statement on the South Dakota Board of Regents support of South Dakota Advantage expansion

Today the South Dakota Board of Regents approved extending the South Dakota Advantage tuition rate to Minnesota residents, in addition to students from Kansas and Missouri, beginning this summer. The program offers students from those states South Dakota resident tuition rates.

100% tuition reimbursement coming for SDNG members

South Dakota State University students who serve their communities, state and country while earning a degree will benefit from a new law that takes effect July 1.