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New Initiatives Spark College-Going Interest
South Dakota colleges and universities are finding new ways to help high school students navigate the college application process and encourage postsecondary enrollments.


Regents Approve Tuition & Fee Rates for 2017-18
The South Dakota Board of Regents Thursday approved tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year. The impact to students in the public university system is an average cost increase of $237.81 per year, or 2.9 percent.

Regents Honor Student Groups at School of Mines and Black Hills State
The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from Black Hills State University and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work.


Public Universities Add New Online Associate Degrees
Consistent with South Dakota Board of Regents’ initiatives to grow associate degrees online, new two-year college degrees in construction technology, software development, and sociology will soon be available to students anywhere, any time.

New Academic Offerings Develop State Workforce
The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved new academic program requests to meet emerging employment trends across the state.

Sutton Elected Board of Regents’ President
Bob Sutton, a member of the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2013, is the board’s new president, succeeding Randy Schaefer, who remains on the board.


State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers March 2
South Dakota colleges and universities will send 12 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol this week to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.


$2.66 Billion Economic Impact from Higher Education in South Dakota
The six public universities in South Dakota generate $2.66 billion a year in annual economic impact within the state, from a state investment of $197 million. That is a key finding from a research report released today that measures public higher education’s impact on the state economy.


Research Study Verifies Growing Economic Impact of Higher Education
A research study that measures the impact of South Dakota’s six public universities on the state economy will be released Tuesday, Jan. 31, at a briefing for state lawmakers in Pierre.