Transfer to SDSU

No matter where you started, you can finish strong
at SDSU and graduate a Jackrabbit.

Can transferring to SDSU change your life? Absolutely.  

Transferring schools or moving from a 2-year degree into a bachelor’s program is a big decision anytime, but especially during COVID-19. No worries! Your South Dakota State Transfer Team is here to help. Count on us for answers (you’re sure to have many questions), affordability (College Board ranked us among the 25% most affordable* for tuition, room and board) and a healthy campus pledge. Your success is always our top priority. #JacksForAll is more than just a hashtag. It’s how we roll, on campus and off.

*In-State Public 4-Year Universities 2017

Planning a successful transfer.


Review Academic Programs

7,000+ courses. 200+ academic options. Seven degree-granting colleges. Whatever you want to be, this is where to get started.

Degree Explorer

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Find Your Value

It's no secret that the return on investment is greater for those with a 4-year degree. Just how much greater? Think millions, not thousands.

Learn More

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Schedule Your Visit

We're ready to roll out the blue carpet for you! Choose from a 1-on-1 virtual campus visit or an in-person guided campus tour.

Visit Campus

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Attend Live Student Panel

Hear from current students and ask your SDSU questions live. Available at 3:00 p.m. CT every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Are you ready to be a Jackrabbit?

Don't wait. Start your application today.


Why enroll @ SDSU?

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Potential Majors
U.S. Colleges 2019*
More Affordable**
College Town in the U.S. ***
Study Abroad Programs in 70 Countries
*Forbes America’s Top Colleges 2019 **2017 College Board, Avg. Tuition Room & Board for In-State Public 4-Year University  ***

We make getting started easy.

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With hands-on learning opportunities from world-class faculty, you’ll be prepared for what comes next.

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SDSU made the list of Top 20 Most Affordable Colleges according to a 2018 survey by College Consensus.

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With over 240 clubs and organizations, it’s easy to make friends and feel like you belong.

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"SDSU helped a lot with the transfer process. Once I got here, I found it easy to get involved because students are always reaching out to include you. It's a very different culture that feels like home. I also like how the professors are willing to work with you to help you achieve more."

Jennifer M.

SDSU Transfer Student

"After I transferred here, I found a sense of community–both on campus and in Brookings. It's really comfortable here. I really didn't understand 'Jack Fever' until I got here. It's a strong and instant connection you just can't describe."

Taryn M.

SDSU Transfer Student

All the support you'll need.

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In one building you'll find tutoring, advisers to help with academic and career goals, and other programs to help you move forward with confidence.
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Get help transitioning from student to professional with online and in-person resources designed to help you succeed.

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SDState has several university and off-campus housing options so you can find the perfect fit.