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SDSU promotes test-optional admissions, adjusts Jackrabbit Guarantee scholarship program for high school seniors

South Dakota State University announced today test-optional opportunities for high school seniors applying to SDSU for fall 2021.

Zippia has ranked South Dakota State University as the best total package college in South Dakota

Zippia ranks SDSU as the best total package college in state

Zippia has ranked South Dakota State University as the best total package college in South Dakota.

“South Dakota State's affordable cost, student outcomes and good job prospects earned the university its top spot,” said Zippia’s Kathy Morris, who serves as its head of content.

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First Bank & Trust to support Jackrabbit Access College Early Scholarship

First Bank & Trust announced a $500,000 commitment Tuesday to support South Dakota State University’s new scholarship initiative that is directed at low-income South Dakota high school juniors and seniors pursuing dual credit courses.