University of South Dakota

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Public research university located in Vermillion, South Dakota, USA

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About University of South Dakota

According to Wikipedia, The University of South Dakota is a public research university in Vermillion, South Dakota. Established by the Dakota Territory legislature in 1862, 27 years before the establishment of the state of South Dakota, USD markets itself as the flagship university for the state of South Dakota and the state's oldest public university . It occupies a campus located in southeastern South Dakota, approximately southwest of Sioux Falls, northwest of Sioux City, Iowa, and north of the Missouri River.

University of South Dakota Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,392 91% 60% 1085 22

How Much Does University of South Dakota Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,697 $1,635

How Much Do University of South Dakota Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of South Dakota, then you can expect to earn an average of $49,500 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of South Dakota's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
7,047 5,682 1,365

Where is University of South Dakota?

University of South Dakota is located at 414 E Clark St, Vermillion SD 57069-2390

How Safe is University of South Dakota?

Vermillion has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of South Dakota Known For?

University of South Dakota is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of South Dakota's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of South Dakota's Most Influential Alumni?

University of South Dakota's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Psychology, and Law. Here are some of University of South Dakota's most famous alumni:

David Rumelhart
An American psychologist .
Tom Brokaw
Tom Brokaw
An American broadcast journalist.
Ernest Lawrence
Ernest Lawrence
An American nuclear physicist .
Joe Robbie
A NFL Team Owner.
Al Neuharth
Al Neuharth
An American journalist.
Herbert J. Davenport
Herbert J. Davenport
An American economist.
Faith Spotted Eagle
An American political activist.
Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler
Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler
An American mathematician.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
An American editor, essayist, poet, novelist, academic.
Pat O'Brien
An American journalist.
Douglas W. Hubbard
A .
Bud Day
Bud Day
A United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient.