Graduate students hug at USD commencement ceremonies

71 Graduate Programs.
19 Doctoral Degrees.   

Apply now to the USD Graduate School.

Welcome to the Graduate School. You are about to become part of a vibrant community of researchers, scholars and leaders. You'll continue your academic and professional growth through innovative programs, clinical experiences and network-expanding internships. You'll learn, create and collaborate while earning your degree from an internationally-recognized leader in graduate education. Welcome to the Graduate School at USD.

Graduate School Resources

  • Graduate Research in the Physics Lab

    Graduate Assistantships

    Explore the financial assistance opportunities available with teaching and research assistantships.

  • Graduate Research on the Missouri River

    Graduate Research

    Follow your passion for research and creative scholarship in collaboration with our award-winning faculty.

  • Coyote Village at the University of South Dakota

    Graduate Student Housing

    Choose from select graduate student sections of USD residence halls, or opt for off-campus living with an abundance of apartments and multi-bedroom houses bordering campus.