South Dakota State University
Founded in 1881, SDSU is a premier land-grant university recognized for high value, innovation and bold impact. As the state’s largest and most comprehensive university, we offer more than 200 academic programs and over 240 student organizations to a student population of approximately 11,500. SDSU’s students, faculty and staff benefit from our home in the city of Brookings, population 24,000, and often ranked as one of the most livable and safest communities in the Midwest.
As a land-grant institution, SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Students at South Dakota State University benefit from excellent academic programs, a friendly and welcoming campus atmosphere, fulfilling out-of-classroom experiences, and the excitement of Division 1 athletics and other co-curricular opportunities. It’s time to build your future at South Dakota State University!