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University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota South Dakota People

University of South Dakota is a Public institution located in Vermillion, SD. The school... has approximatley 6171 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $74,909. The average age of students entering University of South Dakota is 22. The most popular programs at the University of South Dakota are: Health Professions And Related Programs (35%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (15%), Education (10%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (7%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (6%).


Tuition & Fees
$12,019
Admissions Rate
87%
Average Debt at Graduation
$25,000
Average SAT Score
1125

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the University of South Dakota.

Tuition & Fees
$12,019
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$9,220
Total Expected Costs
$21,239

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$17,359
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $13,567
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,641
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,384
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,106
$110,000 + $18,941

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the University of South Dakota.

6,171 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 38%

Female Students: 62%

79% Full Time / 21% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 22

Low Income Students: 23%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the University of South Dakota.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the University of South Dakota with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$25,000
Students Receiving Federal Loans
53%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$259

The graduation rate at the University of South Dakota is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
55%
Students who Return after their First Year
72%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the University of South Dakota.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Foreign Language, Literature, and Linguistics

Associate Degrees
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Health Professions and Related Programs

Certificate/Diploma
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Science Technologies and Technicians
  • Psychology
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Most Popular Programs
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (35%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (15%)
  • Education (10%)
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences (7%)
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (6%)