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University of South Dakota

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Acceptance Rate 87.01 %
SAT Average 1,170
Tuition & Fees $12,942
($9,432)
Student Population 9,459
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,495

Academic Overview

University of South Dakota Campus, Vermillion, SD
University of South Dakota is a public, four-years institute located in Vermillion, South Dakota. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $9,432 for South Dakota residents and $12,942 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,459 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 87.01% and the graduation rate is 60% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of South Dakota varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, USD's tuition & fees is $9,432 for South Dakota residents and $12,942 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $7,118 for in-state students and $12,768 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,432$12,942
Graduate$7,118$12,768
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at USD. The acceptance rate of USD is 87.01% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33.17%. The average graduation rate is 60% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,495 and 60% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,459 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of South Dakota is 87.01 %.
Acceptance Rate
87.01%
Graduation Rate for University of South Dakota is 60 %
Graduation Rate
60%
Retention Rate for University of South Dakota is 81 %
Retention Rate
81%
Student Population for University of South Dakota is 9,459
Student Population
9,459
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of South Dakota is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,495 at University of South Dakota.
Financial Aid Amount
$5,495

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Phone605-658-6200
WEBwww.usd.edu/
Admissionwww.usd.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.usd.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidwww.usd.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/financial-aid/net-cost-calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.usd.edu/veterans-services
Disability Servicewww.usd.edu/student-life/disability-services

Offered Degrees

USD offers 170 major programs through online and on-site education where 9 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree52
Bachelor's Degree643
Post Bachelor's Degree242
Master's Degree502
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship160
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

Special Learning Opportunities

University of South Dakota offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,224)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,029)

Veterans Benefits

University of South Dakota has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges