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Address414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
University of South Dakota Campus, Vermillion, SD
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,332 for in-state students and $12,807 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $7,043 for in-state students and $12,637 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $9,611 for South Dakota residents and $13,201 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $7,257 for South Dakota residents and $13,037 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $49,500. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $55,900 after graduating from University of South Dakota.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
USD 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
University of South Dakota 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at University of South Dakota is 86% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average graduation rate is 59%. Total 6,106 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at USD
Admission Stats »86% Acceptance Rate / 34% Yield
Test Scores »1,085 SAT / 65 ACT
Graduation Rate »59%
Transfer-out Rate27%
Retention Rate77%(full-time), 50% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.25% (16 to 1)
Student Population »6,106 (5,143 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$5,302
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$49,500
Average Salary by Field of Study$23,900 - $55,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of South Dakota offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at USD
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
USD provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at USD
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of University of South Dakota.
USD Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity2,224

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