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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
  • $4,164 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • A Current Junior Student
  • Dec-11-2015 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
  • Dec-10-2015 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
  • Feb-07-2014 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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