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82 majors, 36 master's degree, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates
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Fall (August)

June 15
Undergraduate
 
April 15
Graduate

Spring (January)

November 1
Undergraduate
 
October 15
Graduate

Basic Admission Requirements

Undergraduate

Language
SAT 950 or ACT 18 or TOEFL iBT 61 or IELTS 5.5. Other waivers may apply. See details.
 
Academic
High School GPA minimum 2.6 equivalent. See academic requirements for specific countries.

Graduate

Language
TOEFL iBT 71 or IELTS 6. Some programs have higher minimum requirements. Find program specific requirements by selecting your program of interest in the .
 
Academic
Undergraduate minimum GPA of 3.0 for unconditional admission.
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Group photo of Global Achievement ֱs honorees

11 individuals, department honored at SDSU’s Global Achievement ֱs

South ֱ State University’s Office of International Affairs honored 11 individuals and the Department of Animal Science at South ֱ State University’s second annual Global Achievement ֱs. The Office of International Affairs, as part of its month-long celebration of International Education Month, recognized faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to the university’s internationalization efforts.

YourLocalSecurity.com ranks SDSU No. 1 for third-straight year

For the third-straight year, South ֱ State University has been ranked the safest college campus in South ֱ by YourLocalSecurity.com, an ADT authorized provider and partner of SafeStreets.

SDSU ranked No. 5 in best value colleges of international students ranking

South ֱ State University climbed two spots to No. 5 in College Factual’s Best Value Colleges for International Students ranking. This ranking is out of 1,204 colleges in the U.S. that offer four-year degrees.