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Vermillion, SD

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University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota Student Essentials

University of South Dakota Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Small Town Setting
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Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
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About USD

Located in the town of Vermillion, the University of South Dakota is a public institution committed to improving the lives of South Dakota residents.

Undergraduate students are welcome to enjoy the academic integrity of the University of South Dakota. Students can earn a bachelor’s degree in almost every traditional field, while graduate degrees are more limited in field, but supported by a stellar faculty.

Graduate degrees include master’s programs in several concentrations, including Addiction Studies, Business, Music, Social Work, and Psychology. Doctorate degrees are offered in Education, Philosophy, Law and Medicine.

University of South Dakota is dedicated to supporting the academic growth of its students, which is why faculty and staff make themselves available to students’ needs. Student support services are an important resource, and help build the foundation to a positive campus experience. Students can utilize the numerous academic workshops, career services, academic advising, counseling, financial aid assistance, health clinic, and much more on campus.

Student organizations and athletics are encouraged, as the university understands that active students are successful students. Students should not only expose themselves to athletics and student clubs, but also performing arts opportunities and recreational activities.

For information on tuition costs and financial aid opportunities, contact the University of South Dakota today.

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USD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave University of South Dakota 5 stars overall.

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Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

The University of South Dakota is a great place to start your secondary education. A lot of the buildings at USD are either new or recently renovated. These new classrooms really make learning an easy task. It is very easy to get involved in an organization or group of friends here in Vermillion.

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USD Map & Location

University of South Dakota

414 E Clark St

Vermillion, SD 57069

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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Vermillion, SD

Winter Dec 33 13 Jan 31 11 Feb 37 15 Spring Mar 48 26 Apr 63 37 May 73 49 Summer Jun 82 59 Jul 86 64 Aug 84 62 Fall Sep 78 52 Oct 65 39 Nov 47 26

USD Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 87%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian American Indian or Alaska native Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 73% Graduate 27% Full-Time 61% Part-Time 39% Women 63% Men 37% International 1% Domestic 99%

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