Why should I choose to study engineering at SDSU?
We could give you hundreds of reasons to choose engineering at SDSU. Let’s start with the top ten:
The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering offers 10 undergraduate programs and 14 graduate programs to choose from. At SDSU, there are more than 75 minors and certificates available to help you customize your degree even further. The College of Engineering offers 14 minors.
SDSU is located in the heart of the I-29 corridor and South Dakota’s principal manufacturing and high tech industries. The faculty and programs of the College enjoy a close professional relationship with many of the local and regional employers of its graduates. Besides permanent employment in the region, there are many other opportunities for student including part-time technical work, student internships, and student research assistant positions.
As the state’s premier research institution, our faculty strive to conduct world-class research that is responsive to the needs of our state and nation. Undergraduate students are able to participate in some of these research opportunities.
SDSU engineering graduates are employed in the areas of research, education, design, finance, field supervision, manufacturing, operations, sales, consulting and private practice, industry management and government service. Special employment opportunities also exist, from economic and industrial development of South Dakota to national and international employment opportunities.
First-year students have an opportunity to participate in the Engineering Living Learning Community. Located in Mathews Hall, participants will live and learn with other students interested in engineering fields. You will have the opportunity to study with your classmates, grow as a professional, and develop friendships with students who share similar goals.