University of South Dakota (USD)

Vermillion, SD

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University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota

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Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Art/Art Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Philosophy
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Business

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Business Administration and Management
Finance
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Mass Communication/ Media Studies

Education

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Teacher Education

Engineering

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Social Work
Communication Disorders
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
International/Global Studies

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Human Services

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
American Indian/Native American Studies
Anthropology
Economics
Educational Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
Sociology

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Public Administration

Technology

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer and Information Sciences

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USD Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave University of South Dakota 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Academics Rating

Lots of programs and clubs to join, classes aren't usually too difficult. We have about equal number of foreign and native speaking people. The professors usually try to meet all of their students and are very friendly.The university always has sources to help complete homework or study for tests.


USD Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.80
Retention Rate 75%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in September and January.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • External Degree Programs

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Other: occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant

Class Sizes at University of South Dakota

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 49%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 4%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 44%
  • 100+ Students: 3%
Fewer than 20 Students 49%
50 - 100 Students 4%
20 - 49 Students 44%
100+ Students 3%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 88
  • Asian: 8
  • Latino: 2
  • African American: 1
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 88
Asian 8
Latino 2
African American 1
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at University of South Dakota

Total Faculty 578
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 17
Full-Time Professors 1,303
Male Faculty 279
Part-Time Professors 162
Women Faculty 299

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