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University of South Dakota-Vermillion, founded in 1862, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Fine Arts; the Schools of Business, Education, and Medicine; and the Division of Health Sciences. Its 216-acre campus is located in Vermillion, 40 miles northwest of Sioux City, Iowa.

Website: www.usd.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,475
Undergraduate
Students
(63.2%) 4,722 Women
(36.8%) 2,753 Men
2,445
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 4,434 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.38
SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,502
Out-of-state: $26,977
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,332
Out-of-state: $12,807
Room and Board
$8,410
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$8,225
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,363
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
395
Regular Class Size
2-9 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
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Campus Life

Vermillion Population
10,811
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
coyotes
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
4.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.7% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
77.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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