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University of South Dakota

Vermillion, South Dakota

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University of South Dakota

Public 4 Year

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About University of South Dakota

The University of South Dakota (or informally USD or the U) is a public coeducational research university located in the small town community of Vermillion, South Dakota. USD was established by the Dakota Territory legislature in 1862, 27 years before the establishment of the state of South Dakota (first classes held 1882 in the Clay County Courthouse), USD is the oldest public university in the state.

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Located in Vermillion, South Dakota.

414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD, 57069-2390, Clay County

University of South Dakota Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#147 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in South dakota

#1 of 29

2024 Best Four Year Colleges in South dakota

#1 of 18

Most Popular Majors

Out of 25 majors categories at University of South Dakota, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of South Dakota within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni