A university located in Brookings
, South Dakota
. With an enrollment of 8,000, it is at least 1,500 students larger than any other university in the state.
SDSU is mainly known for it's engineering
Started in 1881
as a land grant university
, the campus has grown from 80 acres to 271 acres valued at $221 million. The university owns or leases another 15,000 acres throughout the state for research.
The current president of SDSU is Peggy Gordon Elliot
, the first female
president of the university in its history.
Just over 200 majors, minors and options are available to students here. Master's degrees are available in 30 areas and doctorates
Most students who attend SDSU come from within South Dakota.
30% are from out of state
, or international students
The SDSU library
, the Hilton M. Briggs
Library is the largest library in the state with one million documents
. Oddly enough, this library is even larger the the State of South Dakota
library. Yeah, SD is a small state.
SDSU isn't fancy
, but you can get a really decent education