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University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD
University Website: WWW.USD.EDU
Apply Online: apply.sdbor.edu/login.cfm
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The University of South Dakota (or informally USD or the U) is a public coeducational university located in the small town community of Vermillion, South Dakota. USD was established by the Dakota Territory legislature in 1862, 37 years before the establishment of the state of South Dakota, USD is the oldest public university in the state.

On a 286-acre (116 ha) campus, USD is situated in the southeastern portion of South Dakota, approximately 63 miles (102 km) southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 39 miles (63 km) northwest of Sioux City, Iowa and north of the Missouri River.

The University of South Dakota is home to South Dakota's only medical school and law school. USD is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents, and its current president is Jim Abbott. The university has been accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools since 1913.

The athletic teams compete in the NCAA's Division I as members of the Summit League, except football which competes in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $5,144.00 avg tuition

414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
(605) 677-5301

Apply online Admissions:
usd.edu/future

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of South Dakota

Statistics:
Applied 3,287
Admitted 2,923 89%
Enrolled total 1,252
Full Time: 1,127
Part Time 125
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 550
SAT Math 460 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 510 620
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 20%
6-year graduation rate 45%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of South Dakota

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,429.00 $3,429.00 $5,144.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,780.00 $3,780.00 $3,780.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $114.00 $114.00 $171.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,158.00 $4,158.00 $8,801.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $3,024.00 $3,024.00 $3,024.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $173.00 $173.00 $367.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,543.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,900.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 93%
Percent receiving grant aid 75%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,609.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 74%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,262.00

University of South Dakota

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American Indian/Native American Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Speech Teacher Education X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical/Medical Social Work X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
International/Global Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X X

Scholarships for Students in South Dakota

Name Amount Deadline
NEWH North Central Chapter Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 15, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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