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The University of South Dakota's (USD) graduate programs are offered on-campus, off-campus, and online. Pursue your graduate degree the way that works best for you. With more than 80 graduate programs, USD has a program for you. USD offers quality academic programs and the flexibility, convenience and affordability you desire. The Graduate School offers: eight colleges and schools; a welcoming, vibrant campus and a friendly, varied student community; faculty who actively pursue research projects, providing research opportunities to graduate students; affordability through scholarships, graduate assistantships, and annual student research and creativity grants; and exceptional quality and high standards of accreditation.

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  • USD

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
7,105
71.0% Female
29.0% Male

Institution Overview

System
South Dakota Board of Regents

School Type
Public

Region
Plains IA KS MN MO NE ND SD

Academic Calendar
Semester

Setting
Town: Distant

Academics


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Full Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Part Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Total # of Programs
3

Number of Programs Available (in Category Selected Above)
Master's
1
Doctoral Research
1
Distance
1

Degrees Offered

Master's
Doctor's (Research)
Doctor's (Professional)
Certificate Offered

Post-master's
Postbaccalaureate

Student Body

Demographics
1.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.99%
Asian
0.75%
Black or African American
0.97%
Hispanic or Latino
0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
76.00%
White
0.63%
Two or more races
16.88%
Unknown
2.35%
Non-resident Alien

Admissions


Application Fee
$35

Admissions Office Web Address
usd.edu/future

Tuition & Aid


Average In-State Tuition
$5,264

Average Out-Of-State Tuition
$11,142

Overall

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Academics: Programs - Overview


Academic
Yes

Occupational
No

Continuing Professional
No

Recreational or avocational
No

Highest Degree offered
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Distance Learning Options

Grad programs or courses
Yes

Degree Programs Offered (in Category Selected Above)

Master's
1
Master's (Distance)
1
Doctor's Degree Research
1
Post Master's Certificate
1

Program Area Program Type Program Format
Campus Distance
Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No

Faculty

TotalInstructional StaffResearchPublic Service
Total 432 432 0 0
With faculty status 432 432 0 0
Tenured 166 166 0 0
On tenure track 89 89 0 0
Not on tenure track 177 177 0 0
Annual contract 177 177 0 0
Without faculty status 0 0 0 0

Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Graduate Assistantship

Teaching
Research

Additional Information


State-Approved Teacher Certification?
Yes

Medical Degree Offered?
Yes

Institution Has a Hospital?
No

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Overview


Average In-State Tuition
$5,264

Average Out-Of-State Tuition
$11,142

Tuition fee varies by residency status
Yes

Typical Room
$3,987

Typical Board
$3,185

Tuition & Fees
In-stateOut-of-State
Full time Average Tuition$5,264$11,142
Full time Fees$3,293$3,860
Part time, per credit hour$219$464

Tuition & Fees By Program

ProgramIn-state TuitionIn-state FeesOut-of-State TuitionOut-of-State Fees
Law $7,990 $6,424 $24,292 $7,134
Medicine $25,662 $5,488 $63,554 $6,434

Tuition Plan Options


Alternative Tuition Plans Offered
Yes

Tuition Guaranteed Plan
No

Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Tuition Payment Plan
Yes

Other Alternative Tuition Plan
No

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
7,105
71.0% Female
29.0% Male

Post-Bac Race / Ethnicity

Demographics
1.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.99%
Asian
0.75%
Black or African American
0.97%
Hispanic or Latino
0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
76.00%
White
0.63%
Two or more races
16.88%
Unknown
2.35%
Non-resident Alien

Gender
Race / Ethnicity Men Women
American Indian Or Alaska Native 25 72
Asian 31 39
Black Or African American 28 25
Hispanic Or Latino 26 43
Native Hawaiian OrOther Pacific Islander 1 4
Non-resident Alien 101 66
White 1,579 3,821
Two Or More Races 21 24
Unknown 249 950

Services offered

Service Offered
Academic Career Counseling ServiceYes
Employment Services For StudentsYes
Placement Services For CompletersYes

Advanced Awards/ Degrees Conferred Statistics

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Overview


Library Facilities at Institution
Yes

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes

Services offered

Service Offered
Remedial servicesYes
On-campus day care for student's childrenYes

Admissions Office Contact

Address
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390

Phone
605-677-5301

Fax

Email


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