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SDSU Recognized for 20 Top Programs in the U.S.

Higher education resource guide releases the best institution programs for 2022

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Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included South Dakota State University in its list of programs assessed for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.
 
"Our research found South Dakota State University's degree programs to be ranked among the best across the country," said Jase Beard, communications manager for Intelligent.com. "This speaks to the amazing work that the faculty is doing, and demonstrates that the programs provide top-quality education, helping students achieve their career aspirations."
 
Intelligent.com implemented a methodology that ranks each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost and student engagement. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges across the United States.
 
South Dakota State University offers flexible distance learning that appeals to busy adults or hybrid models that include on-campus and online formats. Experts at Intelligent.com assessed programs that help students enhance and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand positions.
 
Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, degree holders earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as masters, doctoral or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.1% for those with a doctorate.
 
SDSU has been recognized for the following degree programs:

 
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