You’re admitted and ready to enroll!

It's time to build YOUR future at South Dakota's Premier University.
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SDSU is committed to helping students find the resources available to help pay for college. The FAFSA is available starting October 1st.

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SDSU offers a variety of visit options to suit your individual needs.

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Applications for spring 2022 and fall 2022 semesters opens on Oct. 12. Act soon for top-of-the-list preferences.

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With more than 200 academic pathways and an 18.5-to-1 average student to faculty ratio, you'll get plenty of guidance and assistance at South Dakota State University. Bring your big goals - and prepare for even bigger opportunity! Brookings is where hard work becomes your life's work. When you become a Jackrabbit, world-class academics open big-time doors.

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Top 5% Nationally for Best Value University*
25% More Affodable
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Study Abroad Programs in 70 Countries
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  • At SDSU, you'll prepare for a long-term career you love.
  • You'll earn nearly $15K more per year with a bachelor's degree.
  • You'll protect your potential during economic downturns.


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Honors Visit Day
Friday, November 12, 2021
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Yellow & Blue Discovery Day
Saturday, October 30, 2021
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The Jackrabbit Spirit

You’ll be challenged here. You’ll be supported here. And you’ll go farther once you leave here, because you chose to start here. Discover the difference at SDSU.

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The Dream
The Drive
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Brookings in one of the Top 10 College Towns in America according to Great coffee shops. Amazing restaurants. A quaint downtown. And countless career opportunities from well-known companies who call this place home.



Celebrate your "Admitted" status with new gear and clothing from Jackrabbit Central! It's a lifestyle. 


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Did we mention how much fun you’ll have at SDSU? Whether you’re living it or posting about it, the #IAMAJACKRABBIT lifestyle stands out from the rest. Don’t forget to tag your pics, too!


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