University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

Questions and Answers

Miranda G.
10 days ago
What are the housing options for incoming University of South Dakota freshmen?
Alexis M.
1 month ago
Does USD have an audition process to get a music scholarships?
Joslynn C.
1 month ago
Can Freshmen live at Coyote Village?
Malia F.
2 months ago
Are there online art classes available at University of South Dakota?
Malia F.
2 months ago
Does University of South Dakota require freshmen to live on campus?
Brooke S.
5 months ago
Where do I find more information about your intramural offerings?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Least Selective (86% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

81% White
3% Hispanic
3% Black
3% Multiracial
2% Native
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Physician Assistant (PA)103k
Executive Director91k
Human Resources (HR) Director88k
Director of Operations80k
Human Resources (HR) Manager62k
Software Engineer56k
Based on 3,276 student responses
48kAvg. Early Career Pay
87.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
57%in High-Meaning careers
8%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$12,807 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.