University of South Dakota

The University of South Dakota is the perfect fit for students looking for a smart educational investment. The U is South Dakotas only designated liberal arts university and is consistently rated among the top doctoral institutions in the country. Annually, the U awards scholarships to more than 800 first year students, and 75% of U students receive some form of financial aid through grants, loans and work-study jobs. U students earn the nations most prestigious scholarships. Our quality of teaching and research prepares students to pursue their passions all over the world, at institutions such as Columbia, Johns Hopkins, University of Chicago, and beyond. University of South Dakota students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright, Rhodes, National Science Foundation, Boren, Truman, Udall, Jack Kent Cooke and Goldwater scholarships and grants for graduate study. Personal attention from our award-winning faculty and our welcoming environment makes students feel right at home. As the flagship liberal arts institution in South Dakota, The University of South Dakota, founded in 1862 has long been regarded as a leader in the state and the region. Notable undergraduate and postgraduate alumni include journalist Ken Bode, author and former news anchor Tom Brokaw, writer and Emmy Award winner Dorothy Cooper Foote, U.S. Senator Tim Johnson, USA TODAY Founder Al Neuharth and U.S. Senator John Thune.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1862 N/A Semester $205.7 million 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069 (605) 677-5434
overall score total score state city online paying global
27 100.0 South Dakota Vermillion 113