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SDSU ranked No. 5 in best value colleges of international students ranking

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South Dakota State University climbed two spots to No. 5 in College Factual’s Best Value Colleges for International Students ranking. This ranking is out of 1,204 colleges in the U.S. that offer four-year degrees.

South Dakota State is in the top 1% for international students seeking quality and affordability in U.S. education.

"International students don't have to sacrifice quality when searching for an affordable U.S. education. According to College Factual stats, South Dakota State is offering quality education at a great value to students within the U.S. as well as students from other countries,” said Carly Stockwell, director of content for College Factual. “South Dakota State obtained this ranking for offering education quality and affordability, plus a strong international presence.”

SDSU ranked No. 2 in best value for students from Nepal and in the top 10 for 22 other nations.

“We are proud of our new position in College Factual’s international student rankings. It is a recognition not only of South Dakota State University’s combination of opportunities for a high-quality higher education at an affordable price, but it is also testimony to the good work of our faculty and staff, including our international student and scholar services team, in supporting our international students as they pursue academic and career goals on our campus,” said Jon Stauff, SDSU assistant vice president for international affairs. “As we close this challenging academic year, we celebrate the achievements of our international students, our faculty and staff, and the many applicants for SDSU undergraduate and graduate programs in the coming year.”

College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is the deepest resource on the web for insights on U.S. colleges, publishing at least 50 pages of unique insights on more than 2,000 colleges and universities. College Factual’s mission is to help all types of students discover their best-fit college and major so they can enjoy their college experience and graduate with less debt.