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The University of South Dakota's (USD) graduate programs are offered on-campus, off-campus, and online. Pursue your graduate degree the way that works best for you. With more than 80 graduate programs, USD has a program for you. USD offers quality academic programs and the flexibility, convenience and affordability you desire. The Graduate School offers: eight colleges and schools; a welcoming, vibrant campus and a friendly, varied student community; faculty who actively pursue research projects, providing research opportunities to graduate students; affordability through scholarships, graduate assistantships, and annual student research and creativity grants; and exceptional quality and high standards of accreditation.

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Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
7,105
71.0% Female
29.0% Male

Institution Overview

System
South Dakota Board of Regents

School Type
Public

Region
Plains IA KS MN MO NE ND SD

Academic Calendar
Semester

Setting
Town: Distant

Academics


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Full Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Part Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Total # of Programs
152

Number of Programs Available (in Category Selected Above)
Master's
44
Doctoral Research
15
Doctoral Professional
5
Distance
15

Degrees Offered

Master's
Doctor's (Research)
Doctor's (Professional)
Certificate Offered

Post-master's
Postbaccalaureate

Student Body

Demographics
1.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.99%
Asian
0.75%
Black or African American
0.97%
Hispanic or Latino
0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
76.00%
White
0.63%
Two or more races
16.88%
Unknown
2.35%
Non-resident Alien

Admissions


Application Fee
$35

Admissions Office Web Address
usd.edu/future

Tuition & Aid


Average In-State Tuition
$5,264

Average Out-Of-State Tuition
$11,142

Overall

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Academics: Programs - Overview


Academic
Yes

Occupational
No

Continuing Professional
No

Recreational or avocational
No

Highest Degree offered
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Distance Learning Options

Grad programs or courses
Yes

Degree Programs Offered (in Category Selected Above)

Master's
44
Master's (Distance)
4
Doctor's Degree Research
15
Doctor's Degree Professional
5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate
10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate (Distance)
1
Post Master's Certificate
8

Program Area Program Type Program Format
Campus Distance
Accounting Master's Degree Yes No
Art/Art Studies, General Master's Degree Yes No
Audiology/Audiologist Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
Biological and Physical Sciences Master's Degree Yes No
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
Biomedical Sciences, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
Business Administration and Management, General Master's Degree Yes Yes
Chemistry, General Master's Degree Yes No
Chemistry, Other Doctoral – Research Yes No
Clinical/Medical Social Work Master's Degree Yes No
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Master's Degree Yes No
Community Health and Preventive Medicine Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Computational Mathematics Doctoral – Research Yes No
Computer and Information Sciences, General Master's Degree Yes No
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Counseling Psychology Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Curriculum and Instruction Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Master's Degree Yes No
Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Educational Psychology Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Elementary Education and Teaching Master's Degree Yes No
Engineering/Industrial Management Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
English Language and Literature, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
History, General Master's Degree Yes No
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Human Services, General Master's Degree Yes No
Law Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Master's Degree Yes No
Management Information Systems, General Master's Degree Yes No
Mass Communication/Media Studies Master's Degree Yes No
Materials Chemistry Doctoral – Research Yes No
Mathematics, General Master's Degree Yes No
Medical Scientist Doctoral – Research
Doctoral – Professional
Yes
Yes
No
No
Medicine Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Music, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Yes
Yes
No
No
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Occupational Therapy/Therapist Master's Degree Yes No
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Master's Degree Yes No
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Master's Degree Yes No
Physical Therapy/Therapist Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Physician Assistant Master's Degree Yes No
Physics, General Master's Degree Yes No
Political Science and Government, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
Psychology, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Public Administration Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Rhetoric and Composition Master's Degree Yes No
Secondary Education and Teaching Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Social Work Master's Degree Yes No
Sociology Master's Degree Yes No
Special Education and Teaching, General Master's Degree Yes No
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Master's Degree Yes No
Speech Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

Faculty

TotalInstructional StaffResearchPublic Service
Total 432 432 0 0
With faculty status 432 432 0 0
Tenured 166 166 0 0
On tenure track 89 89 0 0
Not on tenure track 177 177 0 0
Annual contract 177 177 0 0
Without faculty status 0 0 0 0

Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Graduate Assistantship

Teaching
Research

Additional Information


State-Approved Teacher Certification?
Yes

Medical Degree Offered?
Yes

Institution Has a Hospital?
No

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Overview


Average In-State Tuition
$5,264

Average Out-Of-State Tuition
$11,142

Tuition fee varies by residency status
Yes

Typical Room
$3,987

Typical Board
$3,185

Tuition & Fees
In-stateOut-of-State
Full time Average Tuition$5,264$11,142
Full time Fees$3,293$3,860
Part time, per credit hour$219$464

Tuition & Fees By Program

ProgramIn-state TuitionIn-state FeesOut-of-State TuitionOut-of-State Fees
Law $7,990 $6,424 $24,292 $7,134
Medicine $25,662 $5,488 $63,554 $6,434

Tuition Plan Options


Alternative Tuition Plans Offered
Yes

Tuition Guaranteed Plan
No

Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Tuition Payment Plan
Yes

Other Alternative Tuition Plan
No

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
7,105
71.0% Female
29.0% Male

Post-Bac Race / Ethnicity

Demographics
1.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.99%
Asian
0.75%
Black or African American
0.97%
Hispanic or Latino
0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
76.00%
White
0.63%
Two or more races
16.88%
Unknown
2.35%
Non-resident Alien

Gender
Race / Ethnicity Men Women
American Indian Or Alaska Native 25 72
Asian 31 39
Black Or African American 28 25
Hispanic Or Latino 26 43
Native Hawaiian OrOther Pacific Islander 1 4
Non-resident Alien 101 66
White 1,579 3,821
Two Or More Races 21 24
Unknown 249 950

Services offered

Service Offered
Academic Career Counseling ServiceYes
Employment Services For StudentsYes
Placement Services For CompletersYes

Advanced Awards/ Degrees Conferred Statistics

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Overview


Library Facilities at Institution
Yes

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes

Services offered

Service Offered
Remedial servicesYes
On-campus day care for student's childrenYes

Admissions Office Contact

Address
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390

Phone
605-677-5301

Fax

Email


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