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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

414 E Clark St Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Phone: (605) 677-5301
General Site: WWW.USD.EDU
University of South Dakota
  • Located in Vermillion, SD
  • Public
  • 10,151 students enrolled
  • 89% admitted
  • $7,155 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jade from Sioux Falls, SD
  • I am a current student here

    Try to stay enrolled for all four years without taking any gap semesters this will allow you to keep all your scholarships. Join a select few clubs and stay very active in them. Don't just join a lot of clubs without being involved in each one. Study hard. Don't go to every party on campus, it probably isn't worth going to. You are better off getting good grades and working hard for four years so you can enjoy a comfortable life later on. Try to connect with your professors. I cannot stress that enough!!! You need their letters of recommendation for any internships, scholarships, or research positions you hope to get into. They are also really good sources to find all of those.

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  • A Current Junior Student
  • I am a current student here

    Ask about the honors program and check out as many student activities as you can - but don't commit to all of them at once. Student activities are the best way to build relationships with the more advanced professors right away. Be aware that the credit hours of your program might vary drastically from what they tell you when you first declare a major.

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  • shayla
  • I am a past student here

    Have fun and try new things, but also don't forget what you're really there for.

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  • Sarah from Sioux City, IA
  • I am a current student here

    I would suggest to prospective students to not feel pressured to consume alcoholic beverages. The University of South Dakota is known as a party school, but if you surround yourself around the right people you will never have to drink just to fit in with others. Go Yotes!

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