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University of South Dakota is a Public, 4 years college located in Vermillion, South Dakota. USD ranked 129th in National Universities and 3rd in South Dakota Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 9,856 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 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. USD's acceptance rate is 99.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of South Dakota is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of University of South Dakota and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390|
|Net Price Calculator||www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/financial-aid/net-cost-calculator|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of University of South Dakota is 99.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 30.01%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||99.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||30.01 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$20|
|Graduate Application Fees||$35|
Tuition & Fees
USD's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,432 for South Dakota residents and $12,942 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($12,942).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $7,118 for South Dakota residents and $12,768 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
|South Dakota Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$9,432||$12,942|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$7,118||$12,768|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 9,856 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 3,109 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. USD has 7,132 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,724 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services
USD offers 170 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 9 out of the 170 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by USD
|Number of programs||170 Programs|
|Number of online programs||9 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year|
1 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|