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Study at University of Sioux Falls

University of Sioux Falls, commonly referred to as USF, is a private, Christian, liberal arts institute. The university is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. USF was established on 8th September, 1883, as the Dakota Collegiate Institute. A wide variety of academic programs are available at USF. Along with associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, the university also offers pre-professional study programs. Students can opt for courses in the fields of education, business, arts, humanities, media studies, and sciences.

University of Sioux Falls is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division III, and the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The university has several varsity athletics teams and the students participate in sports such as soccer, volleyball, golf, track, basketball, and cross country. USF's sports teams are nicknamed the Cougars, and their mascot is Cooper the Cougar.

Profile of University of Sioux Falls

University of Sioux Falls is in Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls is a medium-sized city. The school is classified as a American Baptist college. University of Sioux Falls is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

University of Sioux Falls offers many Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at the school include mathematics, business and management, and education and teaching.

University of Sioux Falls Selectivity

Not all applicants to University of Sioux Falls are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 510 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 450 to 550 in 2007. People seek out University of Sioux Falls, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 1, 628 students study at University of Sioux Falls .

Student Life

The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Great Plains Athletic Conference athletics. Athletic scholarships or financial aid help the school attract student athletes.

University of Sioux Falls Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching112reading teaching, elementary school teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, superintendency and administration, instructional media design, music teaching, art Education
Business and Management112business management, organizational behavior, accounting
Liberal Arts27history, social services, English, liberal arts and humanities, sociology, liberal arts and sciences, political science
Science17biology, chemistry
Media17mass communication, communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15exercise science, sports and fitness management
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work11social work, child development
Religion and Philosophy9philosophy and religious studies, youth ministry, pre-ministerial studies
Therapy and Counselling7psychology
Medical Support and Technology3radiation therapist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine2EMT paramedic
Art Studies1art studies
Computer Science and Engineering0computer science, computer and info science
Medicine0health professions

Contact: University of Sioux Falls

University of Sioux Falls

1101 W 22nd St

Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1699

General Phone: (605) 331-5000


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