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It’s time to build YOUR future at South Dakota's Premier University!

A lifetime of earnings starts when you invest in yourself and your future at SDSU. Today, more and more employers are seeking well–prepared graduates, and many jobs require, at minimum, a four–year degree. It’s no secret that the return on investment is greater for those with a four–year degree. Just how much greater? Think millions, not thousands. Ready to get started? Apply now.

In-State Value for Out-of-State Students

Great news for students from Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming! Your degree from SDSU comes at an even greater value – thanks to in-state prices through the SD Advantage and Minnesota Reciprocity program. Save yourself thousands with lower tuition rates.

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Find A Job You Love

Prepare for a career you truly enjoy. Jobs requiring a bachelor’s degree have increased by an average of 9+ million since 1990. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

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Stay Ahead of the Curve

Tech innovations continue to shape every industry, everywhere. A four-year degree allows you to be prepared for the job you may not even know about or the job that today doesn't even exist.

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Earn Nearly $15K More Per Year

Professionals with a four–year degree earn an average of $2.3 million during their careers. That is 31% more than someone with an associate degree and 74% more than a high school graduate. (APLU)

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Protect Your Potential

Your 4–year degree makes a difference during economic downturns. In fact, the unemployment rate is about half for a person with a bachelor’s degree compared to those without. (APLU/College Board)

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Multiply Everything x40

You’ll earn more during your lifetime, and potentially save more for retirement, too. That could add up to $800,000+ more in your nest egg between ages 22 and 62. (The Motley Fool, PEW Research)

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Explore Degrees

With 80 majors, 97 minors and excellent faculty, SDSU provides you with all the tools you need to turn your dreams into reality.

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We’re rolling out the blue carpet for you! Sign up for a personalized tour on campus or choose a virtual Jackrabbit Preview. No matter what, your Jackrabbit Journey is off to a great start.

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