South Dakota State University

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South Dakota State University
The Agricultural Heritage Museum which is on the campus.
Established February 21, 1881
Type Public
Endowment $72.2 million[1]
President David Chicoine
Academic staff 671
Students 12,725
Undergraduates 10,993
Location Brookings, South Dakota, U.S.
Campus 260 acres (110 ha)
Athletics Division I (NCAA)
Colors Yellow and Blue

South Dakota State University is a public university in Brookings, South Dakota. The university has about 12,816 students. It was founded in 1881. The current president of the university is David Chicoine.

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The athletics teams of the university are called the Jackrabbits. They have 19 varsity teams, most of which compete in The Summit League. The football team plays in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. As of 2011. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2011Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2010 to FY 2011" (PDF). 2011 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. 

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