Study at University of South DakotaFounded in 1862, the University
of South Dakota, or USD, is the state's oldest university. It is located in Vermillion, South Dakota. USD is governed by the South Dakota Board
of Regents. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields
of study. USD is organized into the following academic divisions:
USD's athletic teams are nicknamed the Coyotes. The university competes at the NCAA Division I level and is a member
of the Great West Conference for all sports.
- Beacom School of Business
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Fine Arts
- Sanford School of Medicine
- School of Education
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Law
Profile of University of South Dakota
of South Dakota can be found in Vermillion, SD (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at University
of South Dakota.
The school offers a wide range of choices in programs
of study. The most common majors at University of South Dakota are in nursing and emergency medicine and therapy and Counselling.
of South Dakota Selectivity
The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.
A tenure system is one way University
of South Dakota works to keep a high-quality staff.
In 2007, 9, 243 students were enrolled in the school.
of students at University of South Dakota attend part-time. The school student athletes compete in North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference competitions.
University of South Dakota Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||279||business management, accounting, finance, marketing, MIS|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||278||registered nursing|
|Education and Teaching||227||elementary school teaching, educational administration, instructional media design, physical education teaching, speech teaching, special ed, music teaching, curriculum and instruction, . . . |
|Therapy and Counselling||210||psychology, Counselling psychology, communication disorders, physical therapy, clinical social work, substance abuse Counselling|
|Liberal Arts||147||political science, English, history, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, economics, anthropology, sociology, . . . |
|Science||81||biology, chemistry, biomedical sciences, geology, physics, biological and physical sciences, biochemistry, physiology|
|Medical Support and Technology||79||dental hygienist, physician assistant, clinical lab tech, audiology and speech pathology, speech pathology|
|Family and Social Work||60||human services, public administration|
|Security and Law Enforcement||53||criminal justice and safety|
|Art Studies||22||art studies|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||19||parks and recreation studies, occupational therapy|
|Medical administration||18||health care facilities management|
|Computer Science and Engineering||14||computer and info science|
|Drama and Performing Arts||9||drama, theatre design|
|Music||8||music, music performance, music history and theory|
|Religion and Philosophy||3||philosophy|
Contact: University of South Dakota
University of South Dakota
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
General Phone: (605) 677-5301
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