South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD, USA
3.68 Average Rating
Founded in 1881, South Dakota State University is public research institution based in Brookings, SD. It is a sun-, space-, and land-grant university and the oldest institution of higher education currently operating in the state. SDSU is rated as a “Research University with high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. The most popular majors are nursing, animal sciences and husbandry, and liberal arts and humanities.


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  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
South Dakota State University is an ever growing college located in Brookings, South Dakota, just 45 minutes north of Sioux Falls. There are many different majors and opportunities available at SDSU. The campus is large, but walkable, professors are helpful and insightful and class sizes are generally small which really enhances the learning experience.
SDSU has small classes, so you can have one-on-one talks with the professors.
SDSU has all the resources you need, whether it's the computer lab, library, study areas, a huge gym, etc.
SDSU has a great staff that is full of friendly, generous people.
Katie from Brookings, SD

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