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Welcome to South Dakota State University

Looking for a world-class degree in the heart of America? You belong at South Dakota’s premier university. Students from all around the world choose South Dakota State University (SDState) for top-quality academics. You’ll stay engaged and supported every step of the way.

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Safe Educational Environment

SDState offers one of the safest and highest quality university experiences in America.

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Diverse Campus Community

Our students come from over 80 countrieshear what current SDState students say about their Jackrabbit experiences. 

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World-Class Research University

Get ready for hands-on research opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

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Begin Your Application

Set yourself up for a successful future in your preferred field.

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