Brookings is home to the state’s largest university, South Dakota State University. Approximately 12,500+ students from all 50 states and 81 countries attend the University. Students can choose from 180 different fields of study and become involved in more than 200 student organizations. The University and Brookings have a strong, interconnected relationship creating a vibrant atmosphere.

The University hosts many events that pertain to both students and community members. Hear from nationally recognized speakers, read a common book together, or connect with international students.

Brookings and South Dakota State University have been named the “Safest College Town in America” and “Most Affordable University.”

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Brookings Economic Development Corporation

2301 Research Park Way, Suite 113
Brookings, SD 57006
Ph. (605) 697-8103