Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Upward Bound Day


July 05, 2019




Dakota State University will be hosting almost three dozen high school students through the Upward Bound program. These high school students will be the first generation in their family to go to college. The diverse group includes students from Flandreau Public, Flandreau Indian, Sioux Falls Washington, and Sioux Falls Roosevelt. Upward Bound is a federally-funded education program, part of the TRiO program.