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graduate tuition & fees
acceptance rate
Student Population
online students
Number of Programs
Financial Aid Amount
SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota is a Public, 4 years college located in Vermillion, South Dakota.
It has a total enrollment of 9,459 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at University of South Dakota is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of South Dakota is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of South Dakota is 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 34.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of South Dakota, for academic year 2019-2020 is $9,332 for South Dakota residents and $12,807 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $7,043 for South Dakota residents and $12,637 for out-of-students.
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,332$12,807
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,043$12,637

Student Population

At University of South Dakota, total 9,459 are attending classes. Among them, 2,860 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. USD has 7,103 students and the graduate school has 2,356 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students9,459
Undergraduate Students7,103
Graduate Students2,356
Online Enrollment2,860

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs156 Programs
Number of online programs35 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification