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About the College

A College of Schools

We are a college of schools – the Ness School of Management & Economics, the School of American & Global Studies, the School of Communication & Journalism, the School of Design and the School of Performing Arts. Our College offers diverse experiences and unique opportunities bound to ignite passion and discovery. By integrating ideas from multiple disciplines, students are challenged to think broadly and deeply, solidifying the knowledge gained in course content and classroom activities.

We are proud to offer students endless possibilities within our schools and departments, empowering them to excel in anything, anywhere. We are a college made up of many voices, backgrounds and ideas, all coming together to prepare our students for success and to leave a positive impact on our world.

Fast Facts

2048 Enrolled (Fall 2019), Established 2018 (previously Arts and Sciences), and $1.6M Raised for SDState

Fast Stats

27 Majors, 44 Minors, 10 Certificates
Interior Design student presents a project to four students.
Architecture student sitting next to his Professor asks a question about his project.
Architecture Professor explains a project to a student.