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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
Most Popular DisciplinesHealth professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, social work, accounting, political science, public administration
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerRequired
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty453
Part-Time Faculty142
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
83%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateNot accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus975
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Natural Science, Master of Science in Administration, Executive Master of Public Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Education
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Photography
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Theater
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Education
  • Allied Health--General
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • Higher Education
  • Human Development
  • Immunology
  • Law
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.63 3.65     24
Low 2.94 2.94     19
High 4.00 4.32     29
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