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  • 200+
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  • 97%
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  • 25%
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12018–2019 Senior Exit Survey
2College Board, 2017, Avg. Tuition, Room & Board for In-State Public Four-Year University

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SDSU featured on 'The College Tour'

South Dakota State University is featured in season four of “The College Tour,” a TV series that is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Hosted by “The Amazing Race” season two winner Alex Boylan, “The College Tour” was created to empower high school students to virtually tour colleges across America from the comfort of their own homes.

Historic State Support Translates to Tuition Freeze for 2022-23

Thanks to significant financial support from the Legislature, the South Dakota Board of Regents today froze tuition and mandatory fees for public university students for the coming year.

Office of International Affairs holds inaugural global achievement award event

South Dakota State University’s Office of International Affairs recognized 31 individuals and the School of American and Global Studies at the inaugural global achievement awards. The event, which was held Feb. 28, took place at the SDSU Alumni Association’s Woster Celebration Hall.  ...