Th3 College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences has been accredited by AAVLD, ASABE, and SRM. The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences has been accredited by ACEJMC, NAACLS, and NASM. The College of Education and Human Sciences has been accredited by ACEND, AABI, CAATE, CoAES, CIDA, NAEYC, NCATE, and the SD Department of Education.
- The University provides a variety of online programs. The university offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, master's degrees, and certificate programs which the students can complete online. The students get a practical education on a vibrant campus with a faculty that is engaged not only in the classroom but throughout the campus.
- Flexible programs of the university provide hands-on learning with some professional experiences through study abroad, internships, and experiential learning.
- South Dakota State University scholarships include the Jackrabbit guarantee Scholarship Awards and the Stephen F. Briggs Scholarship which amounts to 6,500 USD( INR 5,19,012).