The one and only.

We're South Dakota's first university and home to the state's only law school, medical school and college of fine arts.
We may be South Dakota's university, but you'll graduate to make a difference where ever your career takes you.

Big-time opportunities. Small college feel.

Get the personal attention and welcoming environment you want along with the state-of-the-art resources, research opportunities and career-building opportunities you need.

Respected degrees. Rewarding careers.

Influence. Clout. Sway. Your USD degree says a lot about you.
The nation's top companies, schools and organizations recognize USD as a leader in producing employees with comprehensive educations and real-world experiences.

Our graduates have gone on to win Nobel Prizes, establish national newspapers and anchor network news broadcasts thanks to a personalized education from one of the region’s leading flagship universities.

USD is your university.

Outstanding academic programs, affordable tuition, world-class facilities, vibrant student life and NCAA Division I athletics are all here to provide you with an unforgettable college experience, an unmatched education and an unlimited future.