Founded in 1862, the University of South Dakota is located on a 286-acre campus in Vermillion, a university-minded community nestled along the bluffs of the Missouri River in the southeast corner of South Dakota.
Committed to excellence in education, research and service, the university ranks in the Carnegie Classification of Doctoral/Research Intensive Universities and is South Dakota's designated liberal arts institution. USD is home to South Dakota's only law and medical schools, college of fine arts and AACSB accredited Beacom School of Business and is annually recognized by national publications such as The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for its academic excellence, affordability and value. One of the many South Dakota Board of Regents Centers of Excellence is located at the university.
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association has accredited the university since 1913. The University of SouthDakota offers a broad curriculum in liberal arts and professional programs in seven schools and colleges. More than 132 majors are available along with 62 graduate and professional programs.
On campus, new facilities recently completed include the medical school's Lee Medicine and Science Building (2008), campus hub Muenster University Center (2009), state-of-the-art Beacome School of Business(2009), Coyote Village student housing complex (2010), and 61,000 square-foot Wellness Center (2011). Pardee Laboratory was renovated in 2010 along with Slagle Hall Auditorium in 2011. Additionally, the South Dakota’s NCAA Division I athletic teams compete in the iconic DakotaDome.
This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.
The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:
|Program Name||Degree Type(s)|
|Alcohol and Drug Studies||CERT, BS|
|American Indian Studies||BA|
|Biomedical Sciences, General||BS|
|Clinical Laboratory Science||BS|
|Communication Sciences and Disorders||BA, BS|
|Community Health and Preventive Medicine||CERT|
|Computer Science||BA, BS|
|Computer/Information Technology Services Administration andManagement, Other||CERT|
|Contemporary Media and Journalism||BA, BS|
|Criminal Justice Studies||BA, BS|
|Dental Hygiene||ASSOC, BS|
|Drafting Entertainment Ind||CERT|
|Elementary Education/Special Education||BS|
|English Education||BA, BS|
|General Studies||ASSOC, BS|
|Health Services Admin / Long Term Care||CERT, BA, BS|
|History Education||BA, BS|
|Indian/Native American Education||CERT|
|Laboratory Science / Regulatory Affairs||CERT|
|Management/Human Resource Management||BA|
|Musical Arts||CERT, BA|
|Political Science||BA, BS|
|Psychology||CERT, BA, BS|
|Reading Teacher Education||CERT|
|Speech Communication and Rhetoric||BA, BS|
|Speech Communication/Communication Studies/Education||BA, BS|
Contact the Admissions office at (877) 269-6837 for a WUE application and additional information.Contact Information