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University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Vermillion, SD. The 2019 average net price at University of South Dakota is $17,354. Acceptance rate is 85.80%. The school has a total enrollment of 10,066.


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Top Ranked
Location: Vermillion, SD
Student Body: 10,066
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.usd.edu
Acceptance Rate: 85.80%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 85.80%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $20
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,451
Out of State/International Tuition: $10,815
In State Grad Tuition: $5,869
Out of State Grad Tuition: $11,283
Room and Board: $8,216
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $1,610
Net Price In-District/State: $17,354
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,427
  • Men / Women Ratio: 547 / 880
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 520 - 620
  • Median SAT Math Range: 510 - 640
  • Median ACT Range: 20 - 25
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Considered
  • Total International Students: 26
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 28%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 18%
  • Education: 17%
  • Psychology: 5%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 5%

Academic Programs

University of South Dakota offers 200 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Dakota offers 5 Associate's Degree Programs
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Dakota offers 63 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
  • Clinical, Medical Social Work Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Degree
  • Dental Hygiene, Hygienist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Health Services, Allied Health, Health Sciences, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
  • Substance Abuse, Addiction Counseling Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Dakota offers 47 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Degree
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of South Dakota offers 23 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of South Dakota offers 30 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer, Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 55%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 53%
  • 1st Year Retention: 72%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $44,500
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 10,066
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 83%
  • Black Students: 3%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%